New Pakistan PM pledges to restore constitution, ensure judicial independence
By Bernard Hibbitts (editor) and University of Pittsburgh School of Law students.
[JURIST] Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani [official profile] said Friday that he will restore Pakistan's constitution [text], ensure the supremacy of the country's parliament, and preserve judicial independence [JURIST report]. Speaking at a news conference commemorating the death of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto [BBC backgrounder], the former civilian PM and founder of the Pakistan People's
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