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TRIPS Versus Public Health – Deadline December 2019

TRIPS Versus Public Health – Deadline December 2019

TRIPS Versus Public Health – Deadline December 2019 Developed countries, after concluding the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade also referred to as the Tokyo Round of the World Trade Organization in

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Muhammad Usman Ghani

Questionable Tinkering With Retirement Age of Senior Judiciary

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: Questionable Tinkering With Retirement Age of Senior Judiciary Let us first get one thing straight, and this humble author would be the first to concede the

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Hassan Raza

Foreign Arbitration Agreements – A Pakistani Perspective

Foreign Arbitration Agreements – A Pakistani Perspective Recently, a fellow columnist authored an article[1] titled “Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards In Pakistan” published on 15 December 2018, which sets out an opinion

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Hamzah Asad

Aasia Bibi – More Sinned Against than Sinning

Aasia Bibi – More Sinned Against than Sinning Recently a judgment was announced by the European Court of Human Rights in which it was categorically stated that disparaging religious doctrines by way

Electricity

Ayesha Shaikh

Challenges of Mainstreaming Renewable Energy in Pakistan’s Generation Mix

Challenges of ‘Mainstreaming’ Renewable Energy in Pakistan’s Generation Mix This article does not claim to be academic work which follows the same rigorous and uncompromising standards of accuracy, analysis and reasoning of


Taimur Malik

Improving Access to Justice

Improving Access to Justice Access to justice remains an elusive concept for most citizens of Pakistan. The new government, as part of its 100-day agenda, has announced various legislative amendments to improve

Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in Pakistan

Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in Pakistan In the international arena, the convention that regulates enforcement of foreign arbitral awards is the United Nations Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign

Reinstatement of PARC Employees – A Constitutional Dilemma

Reinstatement of PARC Employees – A Constitutional Dilemma An interesting legal proposition has cropped up before the Islamabad High Court (IHC) while adjudicating upon the case for reinstatement of 269 employees of

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Waqas Ghazi

6 Ways For Pakistan and China To Collaborate on IPR Protection Under CPEC

6 Ways For Pakistan and China To Collaborate on IPR Protection Under CPEC In a previous article, I identified the common interests of China and Pakistan and proposed a ‘Common Interests Initiative’

Claustrophobic Courtrooms, Broken Benches and Tattered Toilets: Abysmal Judicial Infrastructure Delaying Justice

Claustrophobic Courtrooms, Broken Benches and Tattered Toilets: How Our Abysmal Judicial Infrastructure is Contributing to the Delay of Justice The judiciary is thought to be one of the most powerful institutions in

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Mehak Adil

FATF “Grey List” – The Way Forward For Pakistan

FATF “Grey List” – The Way Forward For Pakistan  [Note: The author has worked on this comprehensive paper with Barrister Taimur Malik, an international law expert and Founder of Courting The Law.


Ayda Hassan

Climate Change Legislation in Pakistan – A Road to Nowhere

Climate Change Legislation in Pakistan – A Road to Nowhere Pakistan’s romancing of climate change action spans over two decades from the first time it ratified the United Nations Framework Convention on

Fragmented Framework Of Legal Education In Pakistan

Fragmented Framework Of Legal Education In Pakistan The legal education system of Pakistan is in a state of serious crisis and this is evident as we have been unable to lay out

Pakistan’s Juvenile Justice

Pakistan’s Juvenile Justice Pakistan is a signatory to the Convention on the Rights of Child (CRC). Article 37 of the CRC asks state parties to ensure the following: (a) No child shall be