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Democracy flourishes – the constitution rules in Egypt

The supreme constitutional court in Egypt has ruled against the regulation of peaceful protests by the ministry of interior affairs. This comes at the time when the judicial power exercises the autonomous responsibility of securing the new democratic constitution in Egypt which took effect in 2014. 27 more words


Egypt says a strong 'no' to extremists in its judicial verdict: It's time to put the fascist brotherhood behind bars!

Verdicts from the autonomous judicial courts of Egypt have found members of the so-called “MB brotherhood” guilty of aggression against the state and its citizens. As a consequence, a series of MB members have been sent behind bars in a number of judicial hearings today. 234 more words


Sub Lege

I often criticize judges, on this blog and elsewhere. I think it is very important that people who exercise power over citizens be subject to criticism whenever they exercise it unwisely or, worse, recklessly, and still more when they abuse or overstep the powers given them. 933 more words

The Justice System

A Judge Unbound

The Prime Minister has at last named his choice to fill the vacancy left on the Supreme Court by the retirement of Justice Thomas Cromwell. It is Justice Malcolm Rowe, now at the Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal. 955 more words

Supreme Court Of Canada

Why Do the Write Thing?

Sir Geoffrey Palmer and Andrew Butler, both of them former legal academics and current barristers, Sir Geoffrey having also served as Attorney-General and Prime Minister in between, are about to… 1,844 more words

Constitutional Theory

Joni Mitchell Makes Her First Public Appearance Since Last Year

Joni Mitchell has made her first public appearance since being hospitalized in 2015.

Related: UPDATE: Joni Mitchell’s Attorney Says The Singer’s Health Has Improved

The Canadian singer-songwriter was photographed attending a Chick Corea concert at Los Angeles’s Catalina Bar & Grill on Saturday night, which was posted to her official Facebook page the following morning with the caption: “She’s back!” 64 more words


Someone's Got to Do It

Was the Supreme Court right to change the law on the right to a speedy trial?

In my last post, I summarized the Supreme Court’s decision in  2,117 more words

Constitutional Law