A Pakistani high court on Monday revoked a guilty verdict and death sentence handed down to former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for treason, declaring that the formation of the court that sentenced him was unconstitutional, a government law officer said.
British judges on Monday agreed to block the extradition to the United States of a man accused of hacking into thousands of American government computers in a ruling that could set a precedent for similar pending cases.
Tehran Public Prosecutor Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi said on Sunday that the judges are required to differentiate between those deceived and the leaders of the violent protests in some Iranian cities over the past week.
Federal judges have pressed a lawyer for US President Donald Trump whether his travel ban discriminates against Muslims, focusing on Trump’s campaign promise of a “total and complete shutdown” of Muslims.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ratified legal amendments that allow the president to make judicial appointments to its top courts, a move judges said would erode the independence of the judicial system.
The US Justice Department says it is developing plans to temporarily transfer immigration judges from around the country to detention centers in 12 cities to expedite deportations of undocumented immigrants who have been charged with crimes.
A panel of federal judges in the US state of Texas have ruled that the state’s legislature had violated Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act by intentionally drawing congressional maps that unconstitutionally discriminated against Hispanic voters.