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Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry is not exactly a household name to the legal profession in the United States. We think he should be. Chaudhry, the chief justice of Pakistan who was dismissed from office by President Pervez Musharraf after the imposition of emergency rule, has been a strong voice for the preservation of the rule of law in Pakistan � one of the United States’ key allies in the war on terror. Though currently held under house arrest, Chaudhry has spoken out against emergency rule and has inspired thousands of his lawyer-brethren to protest in the streets in their traditional black suits and ties. He has become an international symbol of an independent judiciary and of resistance to the excesses of military rule. Hundreds of attorneys have also turned out to protest on his behalf in cities across the country. Continue reading, no subscription required RUNNER-UP Maureen Mahoney, veteran Supreme Court litigator In the 2006-2007 Supreme Court term, appellate advocate Maureen Mahoney argued more cases than any other lawyer in private practice. The four cases tested her versatility in a range of difficult legal areas, including patent law, First Amendment, whistleblowing and the Fair Credit Reporting Act. She’s our runner-up for this year’s award, as well as one of the 50 most influential women lawyers in America. WEB-ONLY Lawyers honored in years past The National Law Journal‘s Lawyer of the Year award recipients since 1992.

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