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Report Urges Reform for Burma's Hobbled Justice System

A new report warns that although Burma has made progress in improving its legal system in the past two years, lawyers still face restrictions in their work, especially when it comes to politically sensitive cases.   This week's report from the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) warns about a legal system that erodes the independence of lawyers in Burma. Although lawyers reported their independence had improved since Burma's political reforms started in 2010, outside...

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