October 9, 2014
by Josh Guckert
JURIST Guest Columnist Mohamed Abdelaal, of the Alexandria University School of Law in Egypt, discusses the complexities of the current state of the Egyptian Supreme Constitutional Court...After the now-ousted President Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood assumed power in Egypt in June 2012, ...[read more]
November 25, 2013
by Addison Morris
Egypt's interim Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi announced on Monday that plans to hold the country's constitutional referendum will likely be delaying until January, rather than taking place in December as originally expected. The interim government, which has been in place since Mohamed Morsi's ...[read more]
July 20, 2013
by Andrew Morgan
The Egyptian Revolution began on January 25, 2011, when demonstrations arose throughout Egypt, including tens of thousands protesters gathering in the country's capital, Cairo. Inspired by the successful revolution in Tunisia that ended with the resignation of President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali in ...[read more]
July 20, 2013
by Andrew Morgan
Mubarak's resignation from office was followed shortly by an announcement from SCAF that it would be lifting the country's emergency laws. Though the SCAF has attempted to democratize Egypt, its actions as well as the very nature of this executory body can be said to resemble the old d... ...[read more]
July 5, 2013
by Theresa Donovan
Egyptian authorities on Wednesday shut down four Islamist-run television stations that were viewed as sympathetic to ousted President Mohamed Morsi. This crackdown occurred only a day after the Egyptian military removed Morsi from office and installed an interim government headed by High ...[read more]
July 4, 2013
by Julie Deisher-Edwards
The Chairman of the Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt, Adly Mansour, on Thursday took the oath to become the interim head of state after the Egyptian military deposed President Mohamed Morsi and suspended the nation's constitution on Wednesday. Morsi has been placed under house arrest, and ...[read more]
July 3, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
The Egyptian military on Wednesday deposed President Mohamed Morsi, suspended the nation's constitution and installed an interim government headed by High Constitutional Court judge Adly Mansour. Protests and demonstrations erupted throughout Egypt on Sunday calling for Morsi's resignation for ...[read more]
July 2, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
The Egyptian Court of Cassation on Tuesday ordered President Mohammed Morsi to reinstate Abdel Meguid Mahmoud to his post as prosecutor-general (PG). Morsi appointed Talaat Abdallah as PG in November, pursuant to a controversial constitutional declaration which dismissed and replaced the Mubarak- ...[read more]
June 2, 2013
by Blake Lynch
Egypt's highest court, the Supreme Constitutional Court (SCC), on Sunday held that the country's legislature and constitutional panel were illegally elected. While the constitutional panel has already dissolved, the legislature's upper house, the Shura Council, will not be dissolved until the ...[read more]
May 26, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court (SCC) on Saturday found provisions of the nation's revised parliament and election law invalid under the Egyptian constitution. In April the Shura Council, Egypt's upper house of parliament, approved the revisions, which set forth new procedures for lower hous... ...[read more]

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