Tag Archives: military courts

Is Judiciary In Pakistan Independent?

Is Judiciary In Pakistan Independent? The independence of judiciary for the smooth running of a state is as significant as the independence of the legislature and executive. The protection of rights and adherence to

Death Penalty And The Right To Life

Death Penalty And The Right To Life A death sentence was awarded to the Indian spy Kulbhsuhan Jhadav who had been on trial by military courts where it had been established with

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


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

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

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

Basic Structure Theory – Part III

Difference between Constitutional Amendment and Ordinary Legislation The procedure and requirements of amending the Constitution and making an ordinary law is different. Therefore, an ordinary law if in violation of some of

Basic Structure Theory – Part II

 Basic Structure Theory – Part II The Basic Structure Theory has long been debated in the judicial history of Pakistan from the famous case of Asma Jillani [1] to Wukla Mahaz Barai

Basic structure Theory – Part I

 Basic structure Theory – Part I Abstract: There is no such academic theory of Basic Structure in the constitutional jurisprudence of Pakistan, unlike India. Supreme Court of Pakistan from the very beginning