Author Archives: Haris Azmat

Transparency In Judicial Appointments

Transparency In Judicial Appointments “Quis custodiet ipsos custodies?”  This is a satirical query posed by poet-philosopher Juvenal in Ancient Rome which literally means, “Who will guard the guards? ” In our jurisprudence,

Failed Attempt!

Failed Attempt! The laws in Pakistan are ancient, to say the least. For instance, the Civil Procedure Code (CPC), the predominant law regulating the procedure of civil courts is dated 1908 and

Why Do Our Courts Vacation So Much?

Why Do Our Courts Vacation So Much? Vacations are not a luxury; they are a necessity for a well-balanced and healthy life. For some, it is as important as eating well and

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Trial By Jury In The Subcontinent

Trial By Jury In The Subcontinent As a lawyer who is primarily involved in litigation, jury trials have always fascinated me. After seeing countless episodes of Harvey Specter in Suits influencing the

Signs of a Failed Legal System

The World Justice Project Rule of Law Index offers a detailed, multidimensional view of the extent to which countries adhere to the rule of law in practice. In arriving at its conclusions,