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2013-07-18 23:23:40

How can a jury return a guilty verdict when government witness testimony is flawed, Questions A Just Cause in Newly Released Case Study (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 A Just Cause announces today the release of a case study on the subject of witness impeachment during a criminal trial. The study comes following a six-month investigation conducted by Dr. Alan Bean Executive Director of Friends of Justice regarding the IRP6. The case study by A Just Cause is entitled “Witness Impeachment in...

2008-08-22 06:00:38

Text of report by Iranian daily newspaper Farhang-e Ashti website Iranian parliamentarians to impeach minister of health - MP Text of report citing Mehr news agency headlined "The growth of the number of supporters of Lankarani's impeachment" published by Iranian newspaper Farhang-e Ashti on 21 August The MP for Kermanshah [Jahanbakhsh Amini] has announced that 42 MPs have signed a draft letter on impeachment of the minister of health. As one of those, Amini pointed to various reasons...

2008-08-18 03:00:11

Text of report by Muhammad Saleh Zaafir headlined "Jeddah palace not to host Pak leaders any more" published by Pakistani newspaper The News website on 18 August Islamabad: The Saudis do not want to convert Jeddah's Al-Saroor Palace into the Guantanamo Bay of exiled Pakistani leaders, observers said. Till last year, Nawaz Sharif and his family stayed here for about seven years after being forced into exile by Pervez Musharraf. The Palace is lying vacant these days. The sources said that...

2008-08-18 00:00:13

By The Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) - No legal immunity for President Pervez Musharraf, a party in Pakistan's coalition government insisted Saturday, refusing to budge from a stance that could hurt discussions on avoiding the embattled leader's impeachment. Allies and rivals of Musharraf have said back-channel talks are under way that could lead to the president's exit before an impeachment motion reaches Parliament. Ruling coalition officials said Saturday that a draft of...

2008-08-17 21:00:16

A top ruling party official on Saturday gave Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf a two-day deadline to quit or face impeachment proceedings. "Musharraf is running out of time," Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi told reporters. "If he fails to decide to quit within the next two days, the impeachment process will take its course." Qureshi is a member of the Pakistan People's Party, the dominant group in the ruling coalition . - The Associated Press official: no quitting Tariq...

2008-08-16 15:00:08

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf could face impeachment if he does not resign within two days, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Saturday. The Pakistan People's Party official said the president, who has been accused of gross misconduct and violating the constitution while in office, could face impeachment proceedings as part of a growing campaign against him in Pakistan, the BBC reported. PPP members, supported by officials in the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, initiated the...

2008-08-12 06:00:25

The lower house of the Pakistani Parliament was set to convene Monday as the governing coalition geared up to impeach President Pervez Musharraf. Also Monday, provincial legislatures were to begin offering resolutions calling on Musharraf to step down or face impeachment. On Sunday, a spokesman for the president said Musharraf had a "clean track record" and would not resign - despite a rising clamor among the governing parties and media for him to quit. "Abdication is the only option,"...

2008-08-12 03:00:26

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, refusing to resign, says he will disprove the charges against him from the ruling coalition that wants to impeach him. As the National Assembly began its session to consider impeaching Musharraf on charges of misconduct, violating the Constitution and financial irregularities, the embattled president said he would prove the allegations "false before the nation," the Press Trust of India reported. The ruling coalition, led by the Pakistan People's...

2008-08-08 09:00:31

By Jane Perlez New York Times ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- A move by Pakistan's usually fractious governing coalition on Thursday to impeach President Pervez Musharraf left the country on the brink of a political crisis that threatened to paralyze the government at a critical moment when the United States is demanding greater action against militants based here. The governing coalition set no formal deadline for the start of impeachment proceedings against Musharraf, a favored U.S. ally,...


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