Dozens injured as Islamist protesters clash with unknown rivals near Egypt's High Court in Cairo; firearms used and at least 95 injured.
Justice Minister Ahmed Mekky submitted his resignation to President Mohamed Morsy on Sunday, he told Al-Masry Al-Youm.
Brother of Al-Qaeda leader warns Egypt's Coptic Christians could take advantage of instability and failure to implement Islamic Sharia law.
Though the fact finding committee to investigate rights violations found horrid cases of abuse, Morsi and his backers appear disinterested in its findings.
Led by the Freedom and Justice Party, Egypt's Islamist MPs are intent on issuing a new law aimed at more firmly regulating the judicial authority.
President Mohamed Morsy said he is concerned about the level of criticism directed at the judiciary.
Thousands of protesters gather in front of Cairo's High Court to demand 'judicial purge', hundreds protest at Alexandria's Sidi Gaber Square.
The prison sentence handed down to Salafi preacher Abdallah Badr, who was found guilty of defaming actress Elham Shahin, was upheld by the Misdemeanor Court.
Ministry spokesman condemns Brotherhood's calls for Friday demonstration outside Egypt's High Court to demand purge of judiciary from Mubarak-era elements.
Mubarak-era prosecutor-general appeals court order reinstating him citing delay in implementation, demands president's controversial November decree be scrapped