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Profile of Justice Mamoon Rashid Sheikh, 48th Chief Justice of Lahore High Court

Profile of Justice Mamoon Rashid Sheikh, 48th Chief Justice of Lahore High Court

Profile of Justice Mamoon Rashid Sheikh, 48th Chief Justice of Lahore High Court Justice Mamoon Rashid Sheikh was born on March 19, 1958, in Lahore. He attended prep. school at Queen Mary


Abdul Haseeb Qazi

Why the Office of Commissioner Inland Revenue (Appeals) is Unconstitutional [Part 2]

Why the Office of Commissioner Inland Revenue (Appeals) is Unconstitutional [Part 2] [Part 1 can be accessed here: http://courtingthelaw.com/2019/12/04/commentary/why-the-office-of-commissioner-inland-revenue-appeals-is-unconstitutional-part-1/] Courts and Tribunals Under the Constitution The Constitution of Pakistan 1973[21] makes a distinction

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Courting The Law at Women Judges Conference 2019

Courting The Law at Women Judges Conference 2019 The 3rd Women Judges’ Conference 2019 was recently organized in Lahore by the Punjab Judicial Academy and spearheaded by Justice Ayesha Malik, with the theme


Abdul Haseeb Qazi

Why the Office of Commissioner Inland Revenue (Appeals) is Unconstitutional [Part 1]

Why the Office of Commissioner Inland Revenue (Appeals) is Unconstitutional [Part 1] The separation of powers is a cornerstone of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973.[1] It is one of the salient features of our

Scope of Administrative and Judicial Powers Revisited

Scope of Administrative and Judicial Powers Revisited On 16th July 2019, the Supreme Court of Pakistan made available a series of judgments on its website. One particular judgment/order that has garnered attention


Aamina Islam

Has the Judicial System Legitimized Undemocratic Systems in the Past?

Has the Judicial System Legitimized Undemocratic Systems in the Past? Introduction – Democracy and the Rule of Law Owing to constant unconstitutional behaviors in the past, Pakistan has remained a weak democratic


Muhammad Usman Ghani

Questionable Tinkering With Retirement Age of Senior Judiciary

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: Questionable Tinkering With Retirement Age of Senior Judiciary Let us first get one thing straight, and this humble author would be the first to concede the

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Waqas Ghazi

6 Ways For Pakistan and China To Collaborate on IPR Protection Under CPEC

6 Ways For Pakistan and China To Collaborate on IPR Protection Under CPEC In a previous article, I identified the common interests of China and Pakistan and proposed a ‘Common Interests Initiative’

Claustrophobic Courtrooms, Broken Benches and Tattered Toilets: Abysmal Judicial Infrastructure Delaying Justice

Claustrophobic Courtrooms, Broken Benches and Tattered Toilets: How Our Abysmal Judicial Infrastructure is Contributing to the Delay of Justice The judiciary is thought to be one of the most powerful institutions in