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Successive Bail Applications And Lawyers’ Role

Successive Bail Applications And Lawyers’ Role

Successive Bail Applications And Lawyers’ Role Lawyers, no doubt, have a great responsibility in defending their clients. Sometimes, however, in pursuing their duties,  some lawyers are not concerned about the repute of

Panamagate: Not A Historic Decision For Sure

Panamagate: Not A Historic Decision For Sure Sorry to say but the short order announced in the Panama case today (on 20 April 2017) by the Supreme Court of Pakistan does not

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An Interview With Asma Jahangir

An Interview With Asma Jahangir Once again military courts are all the rage. Yes, there was a ‘sunset clause’ when the APS tragedy forced the 21st amendment two years ago. And, sure, for

The Fable Of Government Lawyers

The Fable Of Government Lawyers Legend has it that the federal and provincial governments have an army of lawyers at their disposal, working respectively in the Offices of the Attorney-General and Advocate-General.

Countering Terrorism: Legal Challenges

Countering Terrorism: Legal Challenges Although Pakistan’s military operations against terrorism have been remarkable from a military standpoint, overlapping laws, poorly drafted legislation and troubled court system has proved to diminish their success. The

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Moazam Sheikh

An Effective Opposition – The Constitutional Right

An Effective Opposition – The Constitutional Right The quality of democracy should be measured by the means available to the Opposition (the parliamentary minority) to accomplish its tasks. One of parliament’s primary

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Failing Them Again: #Bringourchildrenback

Failing Them Again: #Bringourchildrenback When we sign any document, we are bound to follow it. However, it seems that the international conventions that have been signed are not meant to be followed.

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Dr Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema

22nd Amendment Of The Constitution 1973: A Mixed Blessing

22nd Amendment Of The Constitution 1973: A Mixed Blessing Pakistani Parliament is in process of approving the 22nd amendment to the Constitution. The amendment proposes to introduce some changes in the manner

Beyond Morality And Legality

Beyond Morality And Legality “Piety and moral conduct construct the countries and prolong the ages” says Imam Jafar Sadiq. Moral intellectualism is a view according to which genuine moral knowledge must take

Pakistan – A Pseudo State

Pakistan – A Pseudo State The rights of the people of Pakistan would not have been trampled upon had the ruling elite faithfully followed the constitutional and democratic path set for the