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Recidivism and Prison Reforms in Punjab


Arwa Arshad

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


Ramsha Shahid

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


Kamran Adil

Police Reforms Through The Law and Justice Commission Of Pakistan

Police Reforms Through The Law and Justice Commission Of Pakistan The talk about the justice sector’s reform in Pakistan is often apocryphal and the reason for it is clear: it does not


Kamran Adil

Impact Of Sughran Bibi Case On Criminal Justice System Of Pakistan

Impact Of Sughran Bibi Case On Criminal Justice System Of Pakistan Situational Analysis Pakistan’s Constitution adheres to the principle of the rule of law. Accordingly, it provides for the treatment of every


Sohail Khan

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

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