Legal news from Saturday, June 23, 2007
16:06 EDT

[JURIST] Hundreds of supporters of suspended Pakistani Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry [official website; JURIST news archive] gathered in the eastern Pakistan city of Lahore Saturday, showering Chaudhry with rose petals as he prepared to depart to the city of Multan to address a group of lawyers. Supporters and members [read more]

15:06 EDT

[JURIST] EU leaders reached an agreement on a proposed constitutional treaty [JURIST news archive] following two days of tough negotiations early Saturday, compromising to reach a deal which will be the basis for the Intergovernmental Conference to author the text of the treaty at the end of 2007. The proposed [read more]

13:06 EDT

[JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) [official website] began judicial proceedings Friday in the trial of Rwandan Catholic priest Hormisdas Nsengimana [ICTR case backgrounder], who is indicted [PDF text] on four counts including genocide, conspiracy to commit genocide, and crimes against humanity for murder and extermination for allegedly [read more]

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