Tag Archives: criminal justice system

Recidivism and Prison Reforms in Punjab

Recidivism and Prison Reforms in Punjab Amidst the political backlash faced by the government for detaining whoever it lays its finger on (allegedly for all the right reasons), we tend to focus

Life Imprisonment: A Way Forward

Life Imprisonment: A Way Forward Liberty is the lifeline of every human being. Life without liberty is ‘lasting’ but not ‘living’. Freedom of all kinds is considered as one of the most

Lawyers as Scientists

Lawyers as Scientists In Thomas More’s seminal work, Utopia, the travelling philosopher, Raphael Hythloday, recounts a conversation he once had with a lawyer regarding the prevalence of theft in England. The lawyer had

The Problem With Pakistani Police

The Problem With Pakistani Police The idea behind writing this article is to highlight the problems prevailing in the police system of Pakistan, the root causes of these problems and the measures

Plea of Nolo Contendere in Criminal Jurisprudence

Plea of Nolo Contendere in Criminal Jurisprudence Plea of nolo contendere (pronounced noh-loh kuhn-ten-duh-ree) which, literally speaking, means that an accused person does not contest the charge or conviction, but also does not

Opening On A Criminal Justice Consultancy Project

Opening On A Criminal Justice Consultancy Project A law firm is working on a project regarding the criminal justice system and is inviting applications from interested candidates for a consultancy position. The

The Fallacy Of Mass Incarceration

The Fallacy Of Mass Incarceration The word ‘prison’ tends to paint a picture of the restraint of evil and wrongdoing within walls that represent the ultimate sanction of criminal justice in most