November 21, 2014
by Julie Deisher-Edwards
Pakistan's Federal Shariat Court has ordered that Pakistan's government amend or re-file its complaint against former president Pervez Musharraf for treason to include the former prime minister Shaukat Aziz, law minister Zahid Hamid and judge Abdul Hameed Dogar as co-defendants. In 2007 during ...[read more]
March 21, 2009
by Andrew Gilmore
Chief Justice Abdul Hameed Dogar of the Supreme Court of Pakistan retired Saturday, paving the way for the official reinstatement of his predecessor, deposed Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry. Chaudhry will re-assume the office of Chief Justice Sunday. Dogar left the court Friday without ...[read more]
December 14, 2008
by Caitlin Price
The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) on Saturday voted down a challenge to the constitutionality of Chief Justice Abdul Hameed Dogar's appointment, as Pakistani Law Minister Farooq H. Naek defended Dogar as the lawful chief justice. The PBC unanimously adopted a measure denouncing as illegal the Novem... ...[read more]
September 21, 2008
by Bernard Hibbitts
Pakistani Chief Justice Abdul Hameed Dogar swore in four previously ousted judges as new members of the country's Supreme Court Saturday, bringing the number of the judges on the reconstituted court to 29. Justice Sardar Mohammad Raza Khan and Justice Nasirul Mulk were members of the top court w... ...[read more]
August 29, 2008
by Joe Shaulis
Pakistani Law Minister Farooq H. Naek told reporters Thursday that ousted Supreme Court chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry cannot be reinstated because the current chief justice was legitimately appointed. Naek said that Chief Justice Abdul Hameed Dogar should be recognized as holding the ...[read more]
July 5, 2008
by Benjamin Klein
The reconstituted Supreme Court of Pakistan validated President Pervez Musharraf's declaration of emergency rule and concomitant ouster of judges, including former Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry, in an opinion released Friday. A 13-judge panel headed by current Chief Justice Abdul Ha... ...[read more]
February 8, 2008
by Jaime Jansen
Two new judges, Sheikh Hakim Ali of the Lahore High Court and retired judge Mohammad Farrukh Mahmood, were sworn in to the reconstituted Supreme Court of Pakistan by Chief Justice Abdul Hameed Dogar Friday, bringing the regular membership of the court up to 16. They follow three other judges ...[read more]
December 15, 2007
by Bernard Hibbitts
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf Saturday lifted emergency rule over the country as anticipated, issuing an order reviving the suspended constitution, entrenching members of the country's post-emergency judiciary, and insulating actions taken under the emergency from any future legal challe... ...[read more]
December 10, 2007
by Bernard Hibbitts
Three new judges were appointed to the reconstituted Supreme Court of Pakistan Monday, bringing the regular membership of the court up to 14, including Chief Justice Abdul Hameed Dogar. Pakistan's Law Ministry said in a statement that the new judges are Justice Mian Hamid Farooq and Justice Syed... ...[read more]
December 7, 2007
by Bernard Hibbitts
Pakistani Attorney General Malik Qayyum told Geo-TV Friday that emergency rule in Pakistan would be lifted and the country's constitution restored on December 15, one day earlier than the date set last week by President Pervez Musharraf in a televised address after being sworn into office for a... ...[read more]

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