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Detention in Pakistan: The Means to an End or the End Itself?


Minahil Khan

Detention in Pakistan: The Means to an End or the End Itself?

Detention in Pakistan: The Means to an End or the End Itself? Detention is the deprivation of the right to liberty, and under Article 9 of the Constitution of Pakistan, no person can


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

No Means No

Sahar Bandial

The Much-Needed Anti-Rape Bills

The Much-Needed Anti-Rape Bills In contradistinction to the legislature’s characteristic stalling on critical legal reforms, the Senate, last week, adopted the Anti-rape Bill proposed (over a year back) by a PPP senator and referred