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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


Amna Iqbal

Medical Malpractice: An Alarming Situation in Pakistan

Medical Malpractice: An Alarming Situation in Pakistan The term ‘medical negligence’ is often used synonymously with ‘medical malpractice’ and for most purposes that is adequate. Medical negligence is an act or omission


Abdullah Mohammad

Flaws in the National Accountability Ordinance (Xviii of 1999)

Flaws in the National Accountability Ordinance (Ordinance Number Xviii of 1999) – Scrutiny and Analysis Before we dive into the intricacies of the dreaded Ordinance, we must understand its historical inception. This


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

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

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Federal Legislation In 2016

Federal Legislation In 2016 In the year 2016, the National Assembly passed 51 Acts but the Majlis-e-Shura (Parliament) altogether passed just seven, out of which two were new laws and five were amendments

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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

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Sharanya Sekaram

Sri Lankan Criminal Law and the Media

Sri Lankan Criminal Law and the Media Criminal law in Sri Lanka is governed by the Penal Code and it was first enacted in 1833 under British Rule when Sri Lanka was