Clerics strongly opposed the nomination of two female judges to the Supreme Court.
Parliament debated a report about unconstitutional decisions by the top court.
Parliamentary approval was sought for additional spending.
Magistrate Ali Shareef was elected to represent the trial courts.
Sheikhs contend women cannot serve as judges.
President Solih also pledged to reserve a third of council seats for women.
The former vice president testified as a state witness.
The chief judicial administrator loses his job.
Ruling party lawmakers called for significant changes at the committee stage.
The appointments come after changes to laws governing the two state universities.
The committee was to evaluate nominees by the president that require parliamentary approval.
Other proposed changes would require officials of independent bodies to disclose finances.
The anti-money laundering watchdog's former top official testified to a parliamentary committee.
Rilwan's family said the state was failing to deliver justice.
India revoked the special status of Muslim-majority Kashmir.
Aasandha also gave US$12,300 to the former first lady's charity.
Speaker Nasheed decided to hold sittings at night.