After two years of street protests and heated disputes with their government, lawyers in Pakistan are celebrating today. The nation’s leaders announced this morning that they will reinstate a group of deposed judges — including the former chief justice of the Pakistani Supreme Court. We explore how the decision will affect the rule of law and the balance of power in Pakistan.

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  • Gretchen Peters Author of the book, "Seeds of Terror: How Heroin is Bankrolling the Taliban and al-Qaeda"; Former Pakistan Correspondent for ABC News

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