Tag Archives: judicial activism

Judicial Activism or Parliamentary Omission?

Judicial Activism or Parliamentary Omission? The recent disqualifications under Article 62(1)(f) of the Constitution of Pakistan have created immense political uncertainty and brought the contours of the judicial powers into question again. However,

The Dynamic Chief Justice

The Dynamic Chief Justice There have been many precedents in the history of nations according to which the hectic efforts of a single person with a mighty vision have enlightened the dark. That person

The Lords And Their Lordships

The Lords And Their Lordships Judicial activism is a common slogan in most democratic nations around the globe. To uphold the dichotomy of power the judiciary must be bold, independent and free

The Right to a Healthy Environment

The Right to a Healthy Environment Approximately 110 countries around the world guarantee the right to a healthy environment in their constitutions. Pakistan, unfortunately is not one of them. However, Justice Saleem

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

With Apologies To Judicial Supremacy

With Apologies To Judicial Supremacy On the 17th of April, 1905, the Supreme Court of the United States decided Lochner v. New York, a case concerning the regulation of the minimum number