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Legal news from Sunday, May 9, 2010
by Dwyer Arce

The Constitutional Court of Comoros on Saturday overturned an extension of the president's term in office, holding that his mandate will end later this month. The court ruled that after the mandate ends on May 26 the president of the Muslim Indian Ocean nation will not be able to dissolve parliament or replace …

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by David Manes

Two Chinese human rights lawyers who have represented Falun Gong defendants were permanently disbarred Friday after being accused of disrupting courtrooms. In a Beijing Municipal Judicial Bureau hearing last month, Liu Wei and Tang Jitian were accused of breaking laws by disputing court rulings as …

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