January 28, 2015
by Taylor Gillan
The Sri Lankan government on Wednesday said that its new president has reinstated former chief justice Shirani Bandaranayake, calling the impeachment a procedural error. Both her removal and the installation of her successor, according to the office of President Maithripala Sirisena, are now " ...[read more]
January 15, 2013
by Julie Deisher-Edwards
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Tuesday swore in Mohan Peiris, a retired attorney general and trusted aide to the Cabinet, to replace former chief justice Shirani Bandaranayake, who was removed from office Sunday. Rajapaksa dismissed Bandaranayake after parliament voted to impeach her ...[read more]
August 17, 2009
by Andrew Morgan
The government of Fiji is seeking foreign judges to replace judicial officers whose appointments were revoked after an April suspension of the country's constitution, according to a Sunday report from Sri Lanka's Sunday Times. Fijian Chief Justice Anthony Gates interviewed candidates in ...[read more]

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