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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

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Asfandyar Khan Tareen

Lack Of Foreclosure Laws In Pakistan – Paralyzed Banking Sector

Lack Of Foreclosure Laws In Pakistan – Paralyzed Banking Sector The trust and confidence in a bank-and-customer relationship has deteriorated to an acute level, and why not, banks are ill-equipped to protect


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

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Asfandyar Khan Tareen

Circus Of Education In Punjab

Circus Of Education In Punjab We are divided, we are brutal, ruled by selfish desires without reasonable foresight and careful consideration that serving personal egos and interests may have an adverse effect


Muhammad Imran

Is the Doctrine of “Separation of Powers” Necessary For Smooth Functioning Of The State’s Affairs In This Modern Day Democracy? – Part I

Is the Doctrine of “Separation of Powers” Necessary For Smooth Functioning Of The State’s Affairs In This Modern Day Democracy?  – Part I Introduction: Lord Acton had rightly said that, “Power tends


Muhammad Imran

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

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Isaam Bin Haris

Why Democracy’s Case Against the Basic Structure Doctrine is Weak in Pakistan – Part II

Why Democracy’s Case Against the Basic Structure Doctrine is Weak in Pakistan – Part II I have argued earlier (in Part I of this comment) that the “democratic objection” to the basic

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Haseeb Ahsan Javed

Basic Structure & The 21st Constitutional Amendment

Basic Structure & The 21st Constitutional Amendment The article analyses the constitutionality of recently passed Twenty First Amendment (hereinafter the “21st Amendment”) to the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973 (hereinafter

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Isaam Bin Haris

Why Democracy’s Case Against the Basic Structure Doctrine is Weak in Pakistan – Part I

Why Democracy’s Case Against the Basic Structure Doctrine is Weak in Pakistan – Part I The Judgment of the Supreme Court of Pakistan upholding the constitutionality of the 18th and 21st Amendments to


Hassan Niazi

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