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An Interview With Asma Jahangir

An Interview With Asma Jahangir

An Interview With Asma Jahangir Once again military courts are all the rage. Yes, there was a ‘sunset clause’ when the APS tragedy forced the 21st amendment two years ago. And, sure, for

Countering Terrorism: Legal Challenges

Countering Terrorism: Legal Challenges Although Pakistan’s military operations against terrorism have been remarkable from a military standpoint, overlapping laws, poorly drafted legislation and troubled court system has proved to diminish their success. The

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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

The Demise Of Commercial Mediation In Pakistan

The Demise Of Commercial Mediation In Pakistan Mediation was introduced in Pakistan as an alternative dispute resolution mechanism for the swift resolution of commercial disputes with the hope that it would better

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“Liberty Ain’t No Licence” – Regulating Cyberspace In Pakistan

“Liberty Ain’t No Licence” – Regulating Cyberspace In Pakistan The Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill (PECB) 2016 provides for much-needed legislation on cyberspace. Dearest sirs and ma’ams, legislation is never perfect. It

US Senate Doesn’t Approve Amendment Recognizing India As Defence Partner

US Senate Doesn’t Approve Amendment Recognizing India As Defence Partner An amendment to US National Defence Authorization Act (NDAA) was proposed in the US Senate but by an enormous bipartisan vote of

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Shah Nawaz Mohal

Did You Notice, Preventing Crime Too Went Cyber?

Did You Notice, Preventing Crime Too Went Cyber? The Cybercrime Bill NA passed should get more attention than it currently has Since Panama Papers dawned upon us, all the political animals, regardless

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Gambhir Bhatta

Challenges To Implementing Right To Information Laws In Asia

Challenges To Implementing Right To Information Laws In Asia In recent years there has been one critical instrument to making governments more responsive to citizens in how they provide services – the

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

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Hassan Niazi

A Minor Guardian

A Minor Guardian Is a Constitutional Court, or the Supreme Court in our case, the best institution to protect the rights of minorities in a country? Reading that sentence, may either cause

Counter-Terror Social Media Bill To Be Revived by The Senate Intelligence Committee

Counter-Terror Social Media Bill To Be Revived by The Senate Intelligence Committee Californian Senator Dianne Feinstein of the Senate Intelligence Committee is now pushing forward to renew a draft of legislation that