Tag Archives: Supreme Court

Judicial Activism or Parliamentary Omission?

Judicial Activism or Parliamentary Omission? The recent disqualifications under Article 62(1)(f) of the Constitution of Pakistan have created immense political uncertainty and brought the contours of the judicial powers into question again. However,


Manzoor Hussain

Recovery of Dowry According to Islam and Pakistani Law

Recovery of Dowry According to Islam and Pakistani Law This piece of research has been divided into two parts: Part I. Concept of dowry in Islam; Part II. Pakistani laws related to


Ayesha Siddique Khan

Beyond Precedent

Beyond Precedent The recent judgement on the changes made to Election Act 2017 (which repealed the Political Parties Ordinance 2002 — PPO), whereby Nawaz Sharif was removed as party head, has driven

The Mission of Pakistan’s Judges Is Judicial Guardianship Of The Constitution

The Mission of Pakistan’s Judges Is Judicial Guardianship Of The Constitution Muhammad Hanif is arguably one of the most loved local flavours of criticism, stir-fried in sarcasm and topped with a generous


Shayan e Shahid

The De Facto Doctrine Should Not Be Taken Lightly

The De Facto Doctrine Should Not Be Taken Lightly Background The release of Panama Papers (commonly termed as the ‘Panama Leaks’) took Pakistan by storm, as in addition to many Pakistani citizens,


Shahid Bhatti

Preferred Accounting Approach To Ascertain Accrued Salary Not Considered In Panama Case

Preferred Accounting Approach To Ascertain Accrued Salary Not Considered In Panama Case A lot can be said by many, for and against the judgment passed by Supreme Court, on the Review Petitions


Rafae Saigal

The Bar To Contest Elections And Hold Office Under Article 62 – Perpetual, Or Transient?

The Bar To Contest Elections And Hold Office Under Article 62 – Perpetual, Or Transient? A larger five-member bench of the Supreme Court is currently hearing several civil appeals pertaining to the


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Law Of Binding Precedents

Law Of Binding Precedents INTRODUCTION In view of the hierarchical character of the judicial system in Pakistan, it is of paramount importance that the law declared by courts should be certain, clear


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Legal Trail of Hudabiya Case

Legal Trail of Hudabiya Case The members of ‘House of Sharifs’, facing inquiries by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and trials before the Accountability Court for alleged corruption, abuse of public funds,

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M Jahanzeb Butt

Condition Precedent For Orange Line

Condition Precedent For Orange Line The long-awaited appeal of the Punjab Government has been finally accepted by the apex court ruling out the injunction of the Lahore High Court against the Lahore Orange