Tag Archives: Courts

Evolution Of Writs

Evolution Of Writs A writ is: An order or mandatory process in writing issued in the name of the sovereign or court or judicial officer commanding the person to whom it is directed to

Access To Justice And Legal Aid

Access To Justice And Legal Aid According to a report titled Understanding the Informal Justice System: Opportunities and Possibilities for Legal Pluralism in Pakistan (2015), 98.2 per cent of respondents in a

Why Do Our Courts Vacation So Much?

Why Do Our Courts Vacation So Much? Vacations are not a luxury; they are a necessity for a well-balanced and healthy life. For some, it is as important as eating well and

Un-Islamic “Islamic Courts”

Un-Islamic “Islamic Courts” Since 1990 Jamat-ud-Dawa, a private religious organization which claims to render social welfare services besides running charitable schools and hospitals in Pakistan, has set up and is running Shariah

Fate Of Young Lawyers

Fate Of Young Lawyers The current election season for both Lahore High Court Bar Association and the Lahore Bar Association was recently concluded. Some celebrated their fateful victory, while the others have

lawyers strikes

No More Strikes, Please!

No More Strikes, Please! When terrorists struck at a local court in Charsadda on March 7, 2016, and killed more than a dozen innocent people, right inside the court premises, court-going lawyers


A Minor Guardian

A Minor Guardian Is a Constitutional Court, or the Supreme Court in our case, the best institution to protect the rights of minorities in a country? Reading that sentence, may either cause

The Exploited Land Acquisition Act

The Exploited Land Acquisition Act The emerging surge of urbanization in the government of Sharif Brothers has raised many fingers on the laws in place in the country, especially in the Province


Child Custody Law in Pakistan

Child Custody Law in Pakistan The recent trend in our society is seeing a paradigm change in matrimonial relationships, with an increasing number of divorce cases, particularly since the last two decades,

Basic Structure Theory – Part III

Difference between Constitutional Amendment and Ordinary Legislation The procedure and requirements of amending the Constitution and making an ordinary law is different. Therefore, an ordinary law if in violation of some of