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Pakistan’s Juvenile Justice

Pakistan’s Juvenile Justice Pakistan is a signatory to the Convention on the Rights of Child (CRC). Article 37 of the CRC asks state parties to ensure the following: (a) No child shall be

Hashim Ali Gill

The Concept Of Rule Of Law And Whether Pakistan Fulfills Its Requirements

The Concept Of Rule Of Law And Whether Pakistan Fulfills Its Requirements The rule of law is a concept which is capable of different interpretations by different people. Of all constitutional concepts,

Fahad Ahmad Siddiqi

Fair Play, Natural Justice And Due Process In Child Custody Proceedings

Application Of The Principles Of Fair Play, Natural Justice And Due Process, In Guardianship / Child Custody Proceedings According to Article 4 of the Constitution of Pakistan, to enjoy the protection of law

Groping In The Dark

Groping In The Dark Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad has been launched in the aftermath of the recent deadly suicide attack at Sehwan Sharif. The blast claimed lives of 88 devotees and injured hundreds more


Amnah Mohasin

Licence To Kill

Licence To Kill Vigilante justice has become a norm in Pakistan. Supporters of vigilante justice justify their actions by quoting the poor law and order situation and diminishing public trust in the

Ahmer Bilal Soofi

Bangladesh On Trial

Bangladesh On Trial The atrocities perpetrated by all the sides in East Pakistan in 1971 were reprehensible. For its excesses, Pakistan expressed regret to the people of Bangladesh in 2002, with a

Beyond Morality And Legality

Beyond Morality And Legality “Piety and moral conduct construct the countries and prolong the ages” says Imam Jafar Sadiq. Moral intellectualism is a view according to which genuine moral knowledge must take

Justice For The Rich

Justice For The Rich The poor in this country are not only stricken by the grief and direct consequences of their low financial status, but face immense hardship in pursuing their legal

Hasnain Bokhari

An Excuse to Recuse

An Excuse to Recuse It is a well-known fact that the judiciary needs to be independent of the other arms of the State in order for judges to act as effective arbiters