Commentary

Cyber Security

The Road Ahead for Data Protection and Privacy Laws in Pakistan


Fizza Ali

The Road Ahead for Data Protection and Privacy Laws in Pakistan

The Road Ahead for Data Protection and Privacy Laws in Pakistan With rapid advancement in technology and digitalization all over the world, the need for data protection laws is becoming even more


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,


Abdul Haseeb Qazi

Why the Office of Commissioner Inland Revenue (Appeals) is Unconstitutional [Part 2]

Why the Office of Commissioner Inland Revenue (Appeals) is Unconstitutional [Part 2] [Part 1 can be accessed here: http://courtingthelaw.com/2019/12/04/commentary/why-the-office-of-commissioner-inland-revenue-appeals-is-unconstitutional-part-1/] Courts and Tribunals Under the Constitution The Constitution of Pakistan 1973[21] makes a distinction


Sana Pirzada

Mental Health and Crime – The Legal Chasms

Mental Health and Crime – The Legal Chasms Over the past few years, there has been a growing trend in the discussion of mental health in Pakistan with people feeling more confident


Zafar Zulqarnain Sahi

The Writ is Up For Grabs

The Writ is Up For Grabs When state gets into the habit of surrendering its writ, several claimants begin to emerge from within itself. Chunk by chunk the writ is torn apart

Ownership of Ideas vs Free Access: Copyrights vs Dissemination of Knowledge

Ownership of Ideas vs Free Access: How far are Copyrights Justifiable Against Dissemination of Knowledge? Introduction This article aims to trace the origin and development of copyright. It further aims to analyze


Abdul Haseeb Qazi

Why the Office of Commissioner Inland Revenue (Appeals) is Unconstitutional [Part 1]

Why the Office of Commissioner Inland Revenue (Appeals) is Unconstitutional [Part 1] The separation of powers is a cornerstone of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973.[1] It is one of the salient features of our


Abdullah Mohsin

Inaccessibility of Legal Remedy Cured by Technology

Inaccessibility of Legal Remedy Cured by Technology Amartya Sen’s idea of human well-being revolves around intangible, as well as tangible factors. According to Sen, the very basis of human liberty is a

justice

Waseem Ahmed Phulpoto

Burden of Proof

Burden of Proof The law relating to burden of proof is part of the law of evidence concerned with the production of evidence. It is an obligation created for a party having a claim

freedom of speech

Jawwad Raza Sultan

Things You Cannot Express – According to Pakistani Law

Things You Cannot Express – According to Pakistani Law Introduction Human beings have marshaled for centuries. Unfortunately, the person in chains according to Rousseau still quests to gain the right which has become a privilege


Hassan Ejaz Khan

Fundamental Rights vs Section 144 of Criminal Procedure Code

Fundamental Rights vs Section 144 of Criminal Procedure Code In November 2016, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), currently the ruling political party in Pakistan, had called its young members to attend a youth convention.