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LHC Declares Ban On Maalik Illegal

LHC Declares Ban On Maalik Illegal The Singh High Court declared the ban on ‘Maalik’ (the movie) illegal on September 6th 2016, and ordered the film be screened. Similarly, the Lahore High Court

Editorial

LEJ, Alleged Police Encounter and Fair Trial

LEJ, Alleged Police Encounter and Fair Trial The social media news feeds today are full of links and comments regarding the alleged police encounter between Punjab Police/Counter Terrorism Department and armed miscreants

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Rising Again

Rising Again Pakistan has signed, ratified and adopted the UN Convention on Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) in 1996. Even with this international instrument, 51% of our total

Blawgs

FATA Reforms: A New Beginning

 FATA Reforms: A New Beginning Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) reforms committee has submitted its report to the Prime Minster, which was later presented before parliament for debate. The reform bill is

Know Your Rights

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Competence Of Witness (Child Witness)

Competence Of Witness (Child Witness) Article 3 of the Qanoon-e-Shahadat Order 1984 deals with the competency of a witness. A witness is a person who deposes some relevant fact in an issue or

Law FAQs

List of Basic Legal Terms

List of Basic Legal Terms Affirm: To ratify; to confirm the law or judgment passed by the former court. A fortiori: Literally, a stronger reason; a logic or term which denotes that

English–Urdu Legal Terms – W

English–Urdu Legal Terms – W Note from the author: “As an erstwhile burger vakeel (lawyer), eager to join the lively katchery (district courts) scene, I can relate to the frustration faced by other in the clan,

List of Basic Legal Terms

List of Basic Legal Terms Affirm: To ratify; to confirm the law or judgment passed by the former court. A fortiori: Literally, a stronger reason; a logic or term which denotes that

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Call for Papers - Law Review 2016

Call For Papers: RSIL Law Review

Call For Papers: RSIL Law Review The Research Society of International Law (RSIL) invites submissions for the inaugural edition of its Law Review. We are seeking scholarly articles on critical areas of international law

Associate Position At URJ & Co.

Associate Position At URJ & Co. URJ & Co. is looking to hire a full time Associate at the Lahore Office. The applicant should be: a licensed Advocate of the High Courts