Legal news from Sunday, February 13, 2011
12:02 EDT

[JURIST] An arrest warrant for former president Pervez Musharraf [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] was issued Saturday by a Pakistani anti-terrorism court in connection with the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto [BBC obituary; JURIST news archive]. The court determined Musharraf had not cooperated during the investigation of Bhutto's [read more]

09:02 EDT

[JURIST] The Egyptian military announced Sunday that it suspended the constitution [proclamation text] and will run the country until an election is held in six months. The television announcement [NYT report] marked the first time that the military had publicly disclosed its transition plan. The country's civilian cabinet will remain [read more]

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