06/24/2014 . By TIMEP

Description Legal Context An amendment which mandates that university heads & department heads be appointed by the President. The amendment also allows the President to terminate university heads upon approval

06/08/2014 . By TIMEP

Abdul-Fattah El Sisi was sworn in as the Egyptian President on June 8, 2014. In the absence of a Parliament, Sisi was endowed with full legislative authority. 

05/19/2014 . By Mai El-Sadany

In preparation for the parliamentary elections set to take place in the months after the presidential election, interim President Adly Mansour appointed an 8-person committee on April 14 to amend

03/06/2013 . By TIMEP

The Administrative Court cancelled President Morsi’s decree to hold elections for the People’s Assembly. As such, the Supreme Elections Committee postponed the announced electoral schedule indefinitely. The law was referred

02/21/2013 . By TIMEP

The Shura Council approved and President Morsi signed a law which calls for elections for a new People’s Assembly. The law was modified previously by the Supreme Constitutional Court. While

07/19/2012 . By TIMEP

Newly-elected president Muhammad Morsi threatened a confrontation with the military. On July 9, Morsi ignored a decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court (SCC) and revoked an order by Field Marshal

06/21/2012 . By TIMEP

Members of the Muslim Brotherhood and other political groups continued their Tahrir Square sit-in today, reflecting “fears that Egypt’s military rulers were plotting to hijack presidential election results” in favor

06/14/2012 . By TIMEP

The Supreme Constitutional Court ruled to dissolve the parliamentary People’s Assembly today, declaring that one-third of the body was elected in an unconstitutional manner with respect to Egypt’s 1971 constitution.

06/13/2012 . By TIMEP

The People’s Assembly and Shura Council came to an agreement on the composition of a new Constituent Assembly, after the first faced obstacles after the resignation of 25 members. While

03/24/2012 . By TIMEP

Today the People’s Assembly and the Shura Council completed the process of selecting the Constituent Assembly, the body responsible for writing a new constitution for Egypt. The 100-person body will be