Systematic discrimination and human rights violations against minority communities in Sri Lanka are not new in the country’s political and social realm. The most recent of […]
Force Majeure During COVID-19, Spanish Flu, SARS and Swine Flu
Force Majeure Applicability: Comparison between COVID-19 and Past Pandemics of the 21st Century – Spanish Influenza (1918-1920), SARS (2002-2004) and Swine Flu (2009-2010) The outbreak of […]
Overview of Legal Measures Taken During COVID-19 Lockdown
The COVID-19 pandemic is not unknown to anyone now. It has spread all over the world, including Pakistan, with a rapid increase in the number of […]
Relaxation in Taxation During the Pandemic
During the COVID-19 pandemic emergency, states all over the world are concerned for their citizens and are trying to take active steps to ensure the effective […]
Human nature knows no frontiers. Humans have an innate propensity for love and care for fellow human beings and this is what the COVID-19 pandemic illustrates […]
National Health Security: Constitutional and Legal Framework
The current health security challenge is a national security challenge without any precedent and undoubtedly requires a national health security strategy and implementation plan which must […]
Is Asking China for COVID-19 Reparations Compatible with International Law?
As the world deals with a global pandemic, the question of whether China should pay reparations for the spread of COVID-19 has come to the forefront. […]
Can China be Sued for COVID-19 Pandemic?
The deadly, novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, emanated from China in the last months of 2019, affecting almost every country of the world. Up to […]
Is Bioterrorism More Lethal Than Conventional War?
OVERVIEW Conventional war takes place without the use of any weapon of mass destruction such as a biological, nuclear or chemical weapon. On the other hand, […]
Is Curfew an Extended Form of Section 144?
The Coronavirus (COVID-19), declared as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), is a contagious disease which first emerged in Wuhan, China in December 2019 and […]
COVID-19 in Prisons of Pakistan
On 20th March 2020, the Islamabad High Court (IHC), in a bid to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus in Pakistan’s overcrowded jails, ordered the […]
Panic, Pandemic and Punjab Infectious Diseases Ordinance 2020
Panic, Pandemic and Punjab Infectious Diseases Ordinance 2020 SARS-CoV-2 (more commonly known as the COVID-19 or Coronavirus) needs no introduction. Its outbreak has resulted in about […]
Ill-Equipped and Caught Off-Guard: Pakistan’s Legislative Mechanisms Against COVID-19
Ill-Equipped and Caught Off-Guard: Pakistan Must Quickly Use Legislative Mechanisms to Halt the Spread of COVID-19 Epidemic and pandemic diseases have been around since time immemorial. […]
Success of Austin’s ‘Command Theory’ Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic
Success of Austin’s ‘Command Theory’ Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic COVID19 has shown the world two shades of human nature. On one hand the world has seen law-abiding […]
Coronavirus – Threat To Human Life or Humanity?
Coronavirus – Threat To Human Life or Humanity? Coronavirus, referred to as COVID-19, has caused a serious atmosphere of panic and chaos across the world. Not […]
Force Majeure: Effect of Coronavirus on Performance of Contracts
Force Majeure: Effect of Coronavirus on Performance of Contracts The coronavirus has taken the demand-and-supply balance of the world by storm and continues to cripple businesses […]