The Revolt of the Lawyers

Why judges, too, are joining the challenge to General Musharraf


Pakistan's lawyers are leading protests against emergency rule.

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Lawyers are continuing to boycott courtrooms run by judges who have sworn the new oath. "We are not fighting for raises in our salaries or other financial benefits," says Ejaz Khattak, a Karachi city court lawyer. "Our struggle is for the supremacy of law."

With Kevin Whitelaw in Washington.