Tag Archives: Supreme Court

Transparency In Judicial Appointments

Transparency In Judicial Appointments “Quis custodiet ipsos custodies?”  This is a satirical query posed by poet-philosopher Juvenal in Ancient Rome which literally means, “Who will guard the guards? ” In our jurisprudence,

Justice Gulzar Ahmed

Profile of Justice Gulzar Ahmed, 27th Chief Justice of Pakistan

Profile of Justice Gulzar Ahmed, 27th Chief Justice of Pakistan Full Name: Gulzar Ahmed Father’s Name: Noor Muhammad Khan (late), a distinguished lawyer from Karachi Date of Birth: 2nd February, 1957 Education: Gulistan School, Karachi; B.A.

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Courting The Law at Women Judges Conference 2019

Courting The Law at Women Judges Conference 2019 The 3rd Women Judges’ Conference 2019 was recently organized in Lahore by the Punjab Judicial Academy and spearheaded by Justice Ayesha Malik, with the theme

Life Imprisonment: A Way Forward

Life Imprisonment: A Way Forward Liberty is the lifeline of every human being. Life without liberty is ‘lasting’ but not ‘living’. Freedom of all kinds is considered as one of the most

Transparency in Judicial Appointment

Transparency in Judicial Appointment The Chief Justice of Pakistan, Asif Saeed Khan Khosa, convened a meeting of the Judicial Commission of Pakistan on April 4, 2019. The Commission, among other things, nominated

Judicial Review: An Aggressive Exercise?

Judicial Review: An Aggressive Exercise? Black’s Law Dictionary defines judicial activism as the philosophy of judicial decision-making whereby judges allow their personal views about public policy, among other factors, to guide their

Merits of the Anti-Encroachment Drive in Karachi

Merits of the Anti-Encroachment Drive in Karachi We are all aware of the ongoing anti-encroachment drive in Karachi. The Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Saqib Nisar gave orders to demolish and bulldoze