Legal news from Sunday, April 6, 2008
15:04 EDT

[JURIST] The Harare High Court on Sunday postponed until Monday its decision on whether it will order Zimbabwe's Electoral Commission to release the results of the nation's March 29 presidential elections, after hearing arguments in a lawsuit [JURIST reports] brought by opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) [party website] [read more]

11:04 EDT

[JURIST] The Iraqi Council of Representatives [official website] will likely consider this week two new draft reform bills attempting to solidify the nation's oil law [JURIST news archive], Energy Committee Chairman Abdul-Hadi al-Hassani said Saturday. Under the first draft law, the state-run and government-funded Iraqi National Oil Company will be [read more]

10:04 EDT

[JURIST] The ruling Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) [party website], led by Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe [BBC profile; JURIST news archive], on Sunday demanded a recount of the March 29th presidential election [JURIST report], amid opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) [party website] accusations that the [read more]

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