June 9, 2018

Order v CPC: Significance of the process of summoning the defendant

Last month I had the opportunity to go through a brief of a civil suit which was decreed by a civil court through an ex-parte judgment. […]
May 30, 2018

Remuneration of Fresh Graduates of Law

On the first day of a new academic year in a law college, usually, the concerned institution invites a senior lawyer to deliver a motivational speech […]
May 20, 2018

FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS IN PAKISTAN: A SUBSTANTIVE CRITIQUE

 “The importance of a thing is determined not by its worth but by its general pervasiveness at one time.” The Fundamental Rights have been granted to […]
April 30, 2018

Controlling smuggling: Drug control stations not to start work until July

RAWALPINDI: The newly established drug control stations, working under the supervision of the Excise and Narcotics Department, is expected to start working from the next fiscal […]
April 30, 2018

Domestic battery surges in Russia after decriminalisation

Moscow – The State Duma signed a bill early last year to decriminalise some forms of domestic abuse in Russia – a move condemned by critics […]
April 30, 2018

Mexicans protest ‘epidemic’ of forced disappearances

Demonstrators in Mexico City and Guadalajara took to the streets in a march against widespread disappearances in Mexico, which groups say have reached epidemic proportions. Carrying […]
April 30, 2018

Rwanda’s Paul Kagame accuses ICC of bias against Africa

Kigali, Rwanda – Rwandan President Paul Kagame has repeated his harsh criticism of the International Criminal Court (ICC) for what he calls open bias against Africa, […]
April 30, 2018

Pamplona rape case: Protests over sentence go in to third day

Thousands of people turned out on the streets of the Spanish city Pamplona on Saturday for the third day of protests after five men were cleared […]
April 30, 2018

Red diesel trial collapse shows ‘systemic disclosure failings’

A judge has warned of “systemic failures” in disclosing evidence after a £500,000 red diesel VAT fraud trial collapsed. A linked trial also had to be […]

Case Reports

May 16, 2018

Aamir Tufail Chaudhary V Government of Punjab and 2 others (letter of appointment withheld due to a disability)

Case No. W.P. No.109335 of 2017 Lahore High Court Date of decision: 03.01.2018   The petitioner, an advocate of the High Court, who suffered from visual […]
May 11, 2018

Noor Alam Khan V Abdul Wahab etc (appeal to quash death sentence)

Cr.A No.159-B of 2017 with Murder Reference No.09-B of 2017 Peshawar High Court, Bannu Bench The appellant was appealing his death sentence which was awarded following […]
February 10, 2018

W. P. No.29131/2017 (Contesting the use of derogatory terms for those with disabilities)

The public interest petition was filed in the Supreme Court of Pakistan and the petitioners challenged the use of words “disabled”, “physically handicapped” and “mentally retarded” […]
June 6, 2018

Undermining the Jurisdiction of the High Court

Independence of Judiciary means that judiciary must be free from the intrusions of the other organs of the State i.e. Legislature and Executive. Early Political Thinkers […]
May 7, 2018

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution, usually referred to as ADR, is a process in which parties in a dispute resolve their problems with mutual consent without going through […]
April 12, 2018

Sharia Law and its Impact within a State

Muslim Law, often termed to be Muhammadan law, influences the legal core of the Muslim nations around the globe. It impacts the both legal and social […]