Tag Archives: constitutional amendments

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Rana Touseef Sami

Objectives Resolution In Limbo

Objectives Resolution In Limbo The preamble of any constitution is its most important part as it highlights the fundamental principles and/or purposes which the constitution pursues or elucidates. In the Constitution of Pakistan,

The Basic Structure Debate

The Basic Structure Debate At a glance, I applaud the judges of the apex court for giving their decision on the 18th and 21st Amendments. The judges of the apex court gave


Umer Abdullah

Quis Custodiet Ispos Custodes? “Who Will Guard The Guards Themselves?”

Quis Custodiet Ispos Custodes? “Who Will Guard The Guards Themselves?” Mr. Justice Yaqoob Ali Khan was the Chief Justice of Pakistan at the time of dismissal of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto’s government by


Daud Aziz Khokhar

A Human Rights Perspective of the Supreme Court Verdict on the Basic Structure Doctrine

A Human Rights Perspective of the Supreme Court Verdict on the Basic Structure Doctrine   In a recent verdict by the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP), the constitutionality of, inter alia, the 21st Amendment — whereby

Originalism v Living Constitution Debate

Originalism v Living Constitution Debate The controversial role of the judiciary (especially after the recent Supreme Court decision on the 18th and 21st Amendment) and whether it can legitimately be treated as a