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
Islamist group says judiciary must be 'cleansed of corrupt officials who are trying to stifle Egypt's progress'.
Fighters from across the globe have joined the war against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, including hundreds of Egyptians.
Members of fact-finding committee on post-revolution rights violations by security personnel accuse presidency of ignoring their conclusions.