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Turkey's Embattled Government Seeks to Limit Judiciary's Powers

Turkey’s Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors on Friday condemned government proposals to curb its powers, calling them unconstitutional. The proposed reforms come after prosecutors launched corruption investigations targeting people close to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, including the sons of three cabinet ministers. The board, which controls Turkey’s judges and prosecutors, made its comments in a 66-page statement as the parliament began debating the plan, which would give...

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