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Will Pakistani Lawyers Become Extinct in the Age of Automation?


Hinna Fakhar

Will Pakistani Lawyers Become Extinct in the Age of Automation?

Will Pakistani Lawyers Become Extinct in the Age of Automation? “With a new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” Eleanor Roosevelt said this a long time ago, tempting me all these

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Hassan Raza

Liquidated Damages & Performance Guarantees – A Complex Relationship

Liquidated Damages & Performance Guarantees – A Complex Relationship I recently read an article on Courting The Law titled Law of Liquidated Damages in Contracts – Under Contract Act 1872 And Case Law[1]


Suleman Khan

Earnest Money Not So Earnest

Earnest Money Not So Earnest In the automotive and real estate business in Pakistan, sale and purchase is normally transacted through an instrument commonly known as an “agreement to sell”, which is

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Maria Khan

Corporate Abuse: Transnational Corporations and Violation of Human Rights

Corporate Abuse: Transnational Corporations and Violation of Human Rights On 11th September, 2012, a fire broke out at the Ali Enterprises textile factory located in Pakistan. As a result of the fire,

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Waqas Ghazi

Foreign Direct Investment and Intellectual Property Rights Under CPEC [Part 3]

Foreign Direct Investment and Intellectual Property Rights Under CPEC [Part 3] In the last two articles, the basic elements of foreign direct investment and FDI’s relationship with various factors was explored with

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Syeda Bakhtavar Jaffri

Drones In Warfare: A Legal Conundrum

Drones In Warfare: A Legal Conundrum Textually, the word drone is used to describe “an armed, remotely piloted aircraft” or “a remotely operated weapon system”, keeping in mind that the control system

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Umer Gilani

Pak-Turk Schools Case and Proposals for Regulating Supreme Court’s Powers Under A.184(3)

Pak-Turk Schools Case and Proposals for Regulating Supreme Court’s Powers Under A.184(3) [Download the Supreme Court’s judgment in the Pak-Turk Schools case here: SC Judgment – Pak Turk Schools] On the 13th of December,

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Riffat Butt

Kulbhushan, ICJ and Pakistan – Jurisdiction and Jurisprudence

Kulbhushan, ICJ and Pakistan – Jurisdiction and Jurisprudence The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in Hague has begun oral proceedings in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case between India and Pakistan. The ICJ had already

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Waqas Ghazi

Foreign Direct Investment and Intellectual Property Rights Under CPEC [Part 2]

Understanding Foreign Direct Investment and Intellectual Property Rights in the Context of CPEC [Part 2] In the last article, the issues that were examined included the fundamentals of foreign direct investment (FDI), its definition,


Aamina Islam

Has the Judicial System Legitimized Undemocratic Systems in the Past?

Has the Judicial System Legitimized Undemocratic Systems in the Past? Introduction – Democracy and the Rule of Law Owing to constant unconstitutional behaviors in the past, Pakistan has remained a weak democratic

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Contribution Of Justice A.R. Cornelius To The Jurisprudence Of Pakistan

Contribution Of Justice A.R. Cornelius To The Jurisprudence Of Pakistan It is true that the underdevelopment of jurisprudence owing to a lack of juristic work has been a norm since the creation

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Waqas Ghazi

Foreign Direct Investment and Intellectual Property Rights Under CPEC [Part 1]

Understanding Foreign Direct Investment and Intellectual Property Rights in the Context of CPEC [Part 1] This is the first article in a series of articles which will examine FDI, CPEC and IPRs. There is


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