Tag Archives: Pakistan Bar Council

Will Khadija’s Case Finally Herald Justice For Women Of The Country?

Will Khadija’s Case Finally Herald Justice For Women Of The Country? The dark side of  lawyers’ cartel in Pakistan has been exposed in the case of law student Khadija Siddiqui, who was


Abuzar Salman Khan Niazi

The Rule Of Godfathers In Legal Profession

The Rule Of Godfathers In Legal Profession – The True Kings  “As I entered the courtroom for Ayesha’s disappearance case, the room was packed with scores of lawyers chanting degrading, profaning and shouting


Muhammad Ali Nekokara

Access To Justice And Legal Aid

Access To Justice And Legal Aid According to a report titled Understanding the Informal Justice System: Opportunities and Possibilities for Legal Pluralism in Pakistan (2015), 98.2 per cent of respondents in a


Naeem Ullah Khan

Pakistan Bar Council Legal Education Rules 2015 – A Legal Critique

Pakistan Bar Council Legal Education Rules 2015 – A Legal Critique The question of legal education in Pakistan is a hot topic these days. This is particularly because of the Pakistan Bar


Abuzar Salman Khan Niazi

“Ladyships” In Superior Judiciary

“Ladyships” In Superior Judiciary Why are women not better represented in the judiciary? A few days ago, Pakistan Bar Council’s (PBC) Human Rights Committee opposed the scheme of fixing a quota of


Abuzar Salman Khan Niazi

The Supreme Judicial Council: Comfortably Numb?

The Supreme Judicial Council: Comfortably Numb? – Further probing may be needed “Constant experience shows us that every man invested with power is apt to abuse it, and to carry his authority as


Zia Ullah Ranjah

Judicial Accountability

Judicial Accountability In the wave of accountability in the country, it seems timely to submit before the Honorable Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) to make the judiciary accountable as the CJP earmarked

There’s A Way To Get Around Bar Council’s Rules But It Will Cost An Extra Million

There’s A Way To Get Around Bar Council’s Rules But It Will Cost An Extra Million In January this year, the Pakistan Bar Council announced substitution of the conventional three-year program with

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Shah Nawaz Mohal

Hundreds Of ‘Lawyers’ Trading In City Courts On False Resumes

Hundreds Of ‘Lawyers’ Trading In City Courts On False Resumes Many fake lawyers are working as govt law officers, standing counsels and state attorneys. Around 400 fake lawyers are practicing in the

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Umer Gilani

No More Strikes, Please!

No More Strikes, Please! When terrorists struck at a local court in Charsadda on March 7, 2016, and killed more than a dozen innocent people, right inside the court premises, court-going lawyers

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Umar Rashid

Problems With Legal Education In Pakistan: Are Pakistan Bar Council Legal Education Rules 2015 Enough?

Problems With Legal Education In Pakistan: Are Pakistan Bar Council Legal Education Rules 2015 Enough? Legal education plays a vital role in any society. It is essential in promoting awareness about the

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Reform of Legal Education in Pakistan – More Form, Less Substance

Reform of Legal Education in Pakistan – More Form, Less Substance Legal education in Pakistan like several other aspects of our society has been marred with a duality that has led to