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Legal news from Sunday, February 13, 2011
by Carrie Schimizzi

An arrest warrant for former president Pervez Musharraf was issued Saturday by a Pakistani anti-terrorism court in connection with the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto. The court determined Musharraf had not cooperated during the investigation of Bhutto's death, and investigators have alleged that Musharraf did not provide …

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by Drew Singer

The Egyptian military announced Sunday that it suspended the constitution and will run the country until an election is held in six months. The television announcement marked the first time that the military had publicly disclosed its transition plan. The country's civilian cabinet will remain in power throughout the transition period. The military indicated [Al …

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