In a recent conversation, my friend and sometime guest here Maxime St-Hilaire argued that judges should refrain from accusing their colleagues of having overstepped the judicial role bounds of the judicial role, or otherwise acted illegitimately ― which they are especially, although not exclusively, apt to do in dissenting opinions. 1,354 more words
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As news erupt on the major arrest by the Egyptian law enforcement (ordered by the judicial authority and the general prosecutor in Egypt) arresting a highly-ranked state official having millions of Egyptian pounds, US dollars, and Euros held as bribes, the president of Egypt has called today all the government institutions to work “harder and faster” to combat corruption and pave the road to development. 241 more words
🇪🇬 ⚖️ Egypt's FM confirms: "Egypt is a country of law-and-order ... and the 30th of June 2013 saw a fully-fledged revolution against the brotherhood"
Egypt’s minister of foreign affairs, Sameh Shoukry, confirmed that Egypt is a country of law-and-order and that the judicial power in Egypt practices full autonomy in its decisions and verdicts. 231 more words
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
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