Guest Columnists

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Climate Change Legislation in Pakistan – A Road to Nowhere


Ayda Hasan

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

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Usama Malik

Pakistan’s Juvenile Justice

Pakistan’s Juvenile Justice Pakistan is a signatory of the Convention on the Rights of Child (CRC). Article 37 of the CRC states: States Parties shall ensure that: (a) No child shall be

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Internet Of Things And Law

Internet Of Things And Law INTRODUCTION Invariably, the latest technologies throw up challenges and opportunities; Internet of Things (IoT) is the latest of these technologies, which is developing at a fast pace

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Zaeem Mumtaz Bhatti

Can Advisors and Special Assistants be Accorded the Status of Ministers?

Can Advisors and Special Assistants be Accorded the Status of Ministers? By way of introduction, parliamentary democracy, federalism and provincial autonomy are concepts that are deeply embedded within the constitutional fabric of

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Yusra Sohail

Is The Misuse of Pakistan’s Blasphemy Law Wiping Out Its Religious Minorities?

Is The Misuse of Pakistan’s Blasphemy Law Wiping Out Its Religious Minorities? The foundation of Pakistan was meant to provide the Muslims of India with a homeland in which they could reside

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Waqas Ghazi

How China and Pakistan Can Benefit From a Common Interests Initiative on Intellectual Property

How China and Pakistan Can Benefit From a Common Interests Initiative on Intellectual Property Given the broad scope of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), it is inevitable that the question of

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Abdullah Mohammad

Flaws in the National Accountability Ordinance (Xviii of 1999)

Flaws in the National Accountability Ordinance (Ordinance Number Xviii of 1999) – Scrutiny and Analysis Before we dive into the intricacies of the dreaded Ordinance, we must understand its historical inception. This

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Police Reforms Through The Law and Justice Commission Of Pakistan

Police Reforms Through The Law and Justice Commission Of Pakistan The talk about the justice sector’s reform in Pakistan is often apocryphal and the reason for it is clear: it does not


Hassan Raza

Enforcement of First Foreign Arbitral Award Under New York Convention 1958

Recognition and Enforcement of First Foreign Arbitral Award Under New York Convention 1958 Further to my previous article titled “Foreign Arbitration Laws – An Appellate Adventure of Pakistani Courts”[1], in a dramatic

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Fahad Ahmad Siddiqi

Backlog Of Child Custody Cases In Pakistan: Decreasing Delays

Backlog Of Child Custody Cases In Pakistan: Decreasing Delays Introduction This research paper intends on formulating a strategy for delay decrease and the prompt clearance of the buildup of cases in child

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Muhammad Abdullah Saeed

The Complete Guide To Sino-Pak Bilateral Relations (1951-2018)

The Complete Guide To Sino-Pak Bilateral Relations (1951-2018) The author’s aim before commencing research on this consolidated Sino-Pak Bilateral Relations 1951-2018 article was to strive wholeheartedly and with utmost dedication to make


Muhammad Zafar

Undue Influence – Section 170 (a) (i-vii) of Election Act 2017

Undue Influence – Section 170 (a) (i-vii) of Election Act 2017 This article is not the complete interpretation of S.170 of the Election Act 2017. It is specifically about clause (a) of the Act which has an ‘either-or’ condition,


Qubra Ali

The Brexit Cyclone: EU Withdrawal Bill 2018 and White Paper on UK-EU Relations

The Brexit Cyclone: EU Withdrawal Bill 2018 and White Paper on UK-EU Relations In July 2016, in a historic referendum that shocked the world, the British public voted to leave the European


Impact Of Sughran Bibi Case On Criminal Justice System Of Pakistan

Impact Of Sughran Bibi Case On Criminal Justice System Of Pakistan Situational Analysis Pakistan’s Constitution adheres to the principle of the rule of law. Accordingly, it provides for the treatment of every


Muhammad Waseem A. Rana

Plight Of Fresh Law Graduates

Plight Of Fresh Law Graduates On the first day in law college during orientation, institutions traditionally invite senior lawyers to deliver motivational speeches to young students and enlighten them with their experiences.