Supreme Court strikes down Nov 3 emergency

In what has been billed as a verdict that may change the course of the country’s political and judicial history, the Supreme Court on Friday denounced successive military takeovers over the past four decades and their endorsement by the superior judiciary and then went ahead to declare Gen Pervez Musharraf’s Emergency Order of Nov 3, 2007, and most of the actions taken under it, including the appointment of over 100 superior court judges, as illegal ... Full Story »

Posted by Derek Hawkins
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Subjects: World, U.S.
Topics: Pakistan, Law
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Posted by: Posted by Derek Hawkins - Aug 1, 2009 - 8:45 AM PDT
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Edited by: Derek Hawkins - Aug 1, 2009 - 9:03 AM PDT

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Joey Baker
4.1
by Joey Baker - Aug. 1, 2009

Fairly obvious from the telling of the story that the reporter was on scene. Strong anecdotes, good review of the history. Stops well short of saying what this really means, but clearly this is a critical story.

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Fabrice Florin
3.2
by Fabrice Florin - Aug. 1, 2009

Factual report on Pakistan's historic Supreme Court verdict that Gen. Musharraf's 2007 emergency order was unconstitutional. However, this short article merely paraphrases the Supreme Court decision, citing no independent perspectives, with limited context on this important event.

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Derek Hawkins
4.0
by Derek Hawkins - Aug. 1, 2009
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John Louden
3.4
by John Louden - Aug. 1, 2009

Needs more depth and suggestion of possilble repercussions.

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