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Critical Analysis Of The Anti Rape And Anti Honor Killing Laws In Pakistan

Critical Analysis Of The Anti Rape And Anti Honor Killing Laws In Pakistan Introduction Women in Pakistan have long been oppressed and denied justice. Even the subject of rape has long been

A Good Police Service Is The State’s Best Bet Against Crime

A Good Police Service Is The State’s Best Bet Against Crime An effective, well-functioning and self-disciplined police service is mandatory for the countering insurgency and terrorism in any country. Unfortunately, for many

Views On Justice Khosa’s Dissent

Views On Justice Khosa’s Dissent The highly anticipated judgment in the Panama Leaks case was finally announced on April 20, 2017 by a five-member bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan. The Prime

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Tahir Mehmood

Jurisprudentia of Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja

Jurisprudentia of Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja  TABLE OF CONTENTS ABSTRACT AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JUSTICE JAWWAD S. KHAWAJA FUNDAMENTAL LAW: THE CONSTITUTION SUPREMACY OF CONSTITUTION REJECTED THE SUPREMACY OF PARLIAMENT PRINCIPAL OF PUBLIC RULE

Judicial Interpretation Of The Right To Life

Judicial Interpretation Of The Right To Life The right to life is a fundamental right and is protected under the Constitution in a democracy. Given this constitutional nature, its language is expected to


Faisal Khan

When Quality Of Justice Does Not Matter

When Quality Of Justice Does Not Matter No society can exist without justice. Justice is delivered by an independent judiciary and an efficient administration. Much has been written about the independence of


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

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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Abuzar Salman Khan Niazi

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Lawyers

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Lawyers – The Mumtaz Qadri episode has shown how divided the lawyer community is. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,


Sheraz Zaka

Reference Against MQM: Fear Of “Becoming Controversial” – Lahore High Court’s Verdict

Reference Against MQM: Fear Of “Becoming Controversial” – Lahore High Court’s Verdict On 10 March, 2016, the honourable Lahore High Court, on the basis of factual controversy, dismissed an intra-court appeal, filed

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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


Umer Abdullah

Quis Custodiet Ispos Custodes? “Who Will Guard The Guards Themselves?”

Quis Custodiet Ispos Custodes? “Who Will Guard The Guards Themselves?” Mr. Justice Yaqoob Ali Khan was the Chief Justice of Pakistan at the time of dismissal of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto’s government by

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Asfandyar Khan Tareen

Political & Statutory Victimisation Of National Accountability Bureau

Political & Statutory Victimisation Of National Accountability Bureau How can one expect the National Accountability Bureau to function fearlessly when its Chairperson is appointed by the same individuals, for whose accountability the

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Constitutional Politics Before The Lahore High Court – Institutionalisation Is The Ultimate Solution

Constitutional Politics Before The Lahore High Court – Institutionalisation Is The Ultimate Solution Before the honourable Lahore High Court, an interesting issue is pending regarding the presentation of audit reports for the