Muthasim Adnan was nominated as the next chief justice.
A roundup of the day's top stories.
The president has sought the judicial watchdog's counsel.
Parliament debated a report about unconstitutional decisions by the top court.
Sheikhs contend women cannot serve as judges.
The Supreme Court awarded MVR7 million in damages for medical negligence.
Prosecutor General Bisham blamed the Supreme Court.
A statement would be required from the first wife.
The watchdog decided to advise the top judges.
Justice Abdulla Didi to appear before judicial watchdog
Adeeb's combined 33-year jail sentence is now down to eight years.
Complaints against CNM were filed with the media regulator.
Alhan Fahmy's firm stands to earn half of the payout as a "success fee."
Criticism on social media or television is deemed contempt of court.
Adeeb was sentenced to 10 years over the possession of a pistol.
Raajje TV reporters were barred from observing trials.
A High Court ruling in favour of the state was overturned.