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Restorative Justice for Teenage Crimes


Dr Usman Hameed

Restorative Justice for Teenage Crimes

Restorative Justice for Teenage Crimes Restorative justice is a kind of justice which requires the doer of a criminal act to compensate the victim and restore the previous state of affairs. This

Trump peace plan

Abdullah Mohsin

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan in Light of International Law

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan in Light of International Law Donald Trump’s peace plan titled “Peace to Prosperity” in relation to the Israel-Palestine conflict is a one-sided attempt to resolve what is

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International Investment Arbitration and the Conduct of National Courts

International Investment Arbitration and the Conduct of National Courts Abstract International investment arbitration is used by foreign investors to seek compensation from host states for the violation of various investment protection commitments

Marriage

Noor Mandviwalla

The Case for Abolishing Polygamy / Polygyny Under Islamic Jurisprudence

The Case for Abolishing Polygamy / Polygyny Under Islamic Jurisprudence Introduction Polygyny has been noted to be a major violation of women’s rights and a tradition that is contributing to, rather than


Shahraj Raza

Modern Day Slavery in Pakistan

Modern Day Slavery in Pakistan Human slavery, once native to developing and underdeveloped nations, has now evolved into a global issue of modern day slavery with numbers estimated to be 40 million

banking-laws

Sardar Farrukh Mushtaq

Banks Serving as Whistle-Blowers Under Reporting Requirements

Banks Serving as Whistle-Blowers Under Reporting Requirements Banks in Pakistan are monumental avenues to observe the flow of existing finance and the reflection of the actual influx of finances in society. Whilst


Sara Raza

Appointment of Arbitrators: By Parties or Through the Arbitral Institute?

Appointment of Arbitrators: By Parties or Through the Arbitral Institute? A universally acknowledged premise of arbitration stems from the idea that “the quality of arbitration proceeding depends to a large extent on


Muhammad Arif Achakzai

Incorporation of Company Law in the United Kingdom (UK)

Incorporation of Company Law in the United Kingdom (UK) One of the most uncertain and, as a result, disputed issues in English company law pertains to the circumstances in which a court


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


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