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New judicial heads first in series of appointments under new law granting Sisi power to select judicial leadership
The heads of all civil judicial bodies are set to leave their posts in October
Parliament approves laws allowing Sisi to select judicial heads, stalemate continues over Council of Judicial Bodies
Rana Mamdouh | On June 6, Parliament approved two laws that regulate how the heads of Egypt’s top judicial bodies
Judicial officials: Constitutional amendments final battleground in struggle for judicial independence
A judicial source describes the amendments as a way of “constitutionalizing dictatorship”
Judicial candidates forced to undergo unprecedented evaluations as presidency exerts further control
Randa Mostafa | Law graduates applying to the Public Prosecution were evaluated by several non-judicial bodies