Legal news from Sunday, December 14, 2008
17:12 EDT

[JURIST] The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) on Saturday voted down a challenge to the constitutionality of Chief Justice Abdul Hameed Dogar's [official profile] appointment, as Pakistani Law Minister Farooq H. Naek defended Dogar as the lawful chief justice. The PBC unanimously adopted a measure denouncing as illegal the November 2007 [read more]

14:12 EDT

[JURIST] Rape and sexual warfare have been employed by the national army of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) [JURIST news archive] as well as by rebel groups, according to an Amnesty International (AI) [official website] report released [Reuters report] Friday. The report, based on an AI research mission to [read more]

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