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A Good Police Service Is The State’s Best Bet Against Crime

A Good Police Service Is The State’s Best Bet Against Crime An effective, well-functioning and self-disciplined police service is mandatory for the countering insurgency and terrorism in any country. Unfortunately, for many

Should Jirgas Be Given Constitutional Cover?

Should Jirgas Be Given Constitutional Cover? The philosophy of an Islamic judicial system is none other than what has been told by Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), “People before you were


Ahmed Farooq

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


Javeria Younes

How the Parallel Judicial System of Jirga Perpetuates Injustice For Pakistani Women

How the Parallel Judicial System of Jirga Perpetuates Injustice For Pakistani Women Women in Pakistan continue to fall prey to jirgas, a parallel justice system held by the influential and landholding aristocracy. Rape

Violence in Pakistan: A Gendered Perspective

Violence in Pakistan: A Gendered Perspective Context: Pakistan has been ranked as the third most dangerous place in the world for women.[1] Gender based violence (GBV) in Pakistan has its roots in

Torture: An Undefined Word In The Pakistani Legal System

Torture: An Undefined Word In The Pakistani Legal System  Article 1 of United Nations Convention Against Torture (CAT) defines torture in the following terms: For the purposes of this Convention, the term “torture” means


Irfan Younis Butt

Quetta Inquiry Commission Report And Our Frivolous Institutions

Quetta Inquiry Commission Report And Our Frivolous Institutions A laid-back attitude towards any disaster is a much bigger tragedy than the disaster itself and the impact of such negligence is bound to

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Aftab Ahmed Khan

White-Collar Crime And Punishment

White-Collar Crime And Punishment The topic “White-Collar Crime and Punishment” is a wide subject requiring volumes to be defined precisely. My attempt is only to bring to the knowledge of the public, business

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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


Abeer Mustafa

Pakistan’s Recent Counter-Terrorism Measures: A Critical Look

Pakistan’s Recent Counter-Terrorism Measures: A Critical Look When the harrowing attack of 16 December, 2014 took place, it felt as if the world had stopped spinning – for 144 families, it did. Feeling a surging sense


Syed Junaid Arshad

Criminal Justice System In Pakistan: A Critical Analysis

Criminal Justice System In Pakistan: A Critical Analysis Executive Summary The Criminal Justice System in Pakistan comprises of five components i.e. the police, judiciary, prisons, prosecution, probation and parole. This study discusses

Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied

Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied The problem of delayed justice is nothing new and has been growing since the independence of Pakistan. Many attempts have been made by eminent jurists, scholars, law

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Interview On The Criminal Justice System, With Arshad Nawaz (Director School Of Law, QAU, Islamabad)

Aijaz Hussain Interviews Director Arshad Nawaz Of The School Of Law, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, On The Criminal Justice System AH: What can you tell us about crime and its history? Any act punishable