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Abysmal Situation Of Primary Education In Pakistan

Abysmal Situation of Primary Education in Pakistan Primary education undoubtedly plays the role of an edifice in a society. The importance of education in society cannot be denied and overlooked. The progress


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,


Talha Rehman

Article 199 (Locus Standi) And Public Interest Litigation

Article 199 (Locus Standi) And Public Interest Litigation In today’s modernized world, where citizens already enjoy quite a few rights, there is a further increase in awareness among those citizens. The citizens,

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


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


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


Farah Adeed

Protecting Women And Minorities In Pakistan – Beyond The Law

Protecting Women And Minorities In Pakistan – Beyond The Law   Women and minorities in Pakistan are not safe. This is the truth of the day and it does not matter whether

The Struggle Of The Disabled To Enjoy Fundamental Rights

The Struggle Of The Disabled To Enjoy Fundamental Rights During the first three months of 2017, the Chief Justice of Lahore High Court issued three important orders. These orders have provided protection

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

International Women's Day, 12 March 1977. SMH Picture by DAVID BARTHO

Javeria Younes

This Women’s Day Let’s Advocate Change In The Patriarchal Mindset

This Women’ Day Let’s Advocate Change In The Patriarchal Mindset  Every year on the 8th of March the women of the world come together to commemorate and celebrate the spirit of gender

Why Should Pakistan Sign The First Optional Protocol To The ICCPR?

Why Should Pakistan Sign The First Optional Protocol To The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) On December 12, 2016, a mosque owned by the Ahmadi community in Pakistan for

Judicial Interpretation Of The Right To Life

Judicial Interpretation Of The Right To Life The right to life is a fundamental right and is protected under the Constitution in a democracy. Given this constitutional nature, its language is expected to

Public Interest Litigation: A Path To Silent Revolution!

Public Interest Litigation: A Path To Silent Revolution! After dealing with the cases of my clients, I always try to find some time to conduct research on an issue of public importance.

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An Erroneous Judgment

An Erroneous Judgment I take this opportunity to write my academic point of view on the judgment dated 23.05.2016 in a writ of quo warranto titled Dr. Inam Ullah Khan v Dr.