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 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 19, 2018

Approaches to Constitutional Interpretation

Thomas Reed Powell was known for his advice to his first-year students at Harvard Law School, to not read the Constitution because it would only confuse […]
August 6, 2018

Talha Rehman selected to participate in the Global-UGRAD Pakistan Program 2018

Talha Rehman is in his third year of the LLB (Hons) programme of the University of London, at the Pakistan College of Law, Lahore. He has […]
August 6, 2018

Imran to be formally nominated as PM today

ISLAMABAD: PTI’s parliamentary committee, scheduled to meet on Monday (today), will formally endorse PTI chief Imran Khan’s nomination for the post of prime minister. All newly-elected […]
August 6, 2018

LHC forms full bench against Sharif’s conviction

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice Justice Yawar Ali has constituted a full bench to hear a petition filed against July 6 conviction of […]
August 6, 2018

CJP smells conspiracy in G-B schools attack

MULTAN : Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday linked the torching of schools in Gilgit-Baltistan to his call for building more dams and […]
August 6, 2018

PHC halts notification of declaring winner

ABBOTABAD: A court in Abbottabad has stopped the apex poll body from issuing a formal notification declaring a candidate of the PTI as the returned candidate […]
August 6, 2018

SHC restrains ROs from notifying results of four constituencies

HYDERABAD: The Sindh High Court’s (SHC) Hyderabad-circuit bench has restrained the returning officers of four constituencies from officially notifying the election result. The court, however, dismissed […]

Case Reports

July 17, 2018

Final Appeal in the Zainab Amin Rape and Murder Case

Date of hearing: 12.06.2018 Case Name: Imran Ali v The State (Jail Petition No. 298 of 2018) Court: The Supreme Court of Pakistan Judges present: Mr. […]
July 13, 2018

The Supreme Court of Pakistan Orders the construction of Dams

Date of Hearing: 4.7.2018 Court: Supreme Court of Pakistan Judges: Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, Hcj Mr. Justice Umar Ata Bandial Mr. Justice Ijaz Ul Ahsan […]
July 10, 2018

Shah Hussain vs. The State, etc. 2018 (Khadija Siddiqui Case)

Case Name: Shah Hussain v The State, etc. (Khadija Siddiqui Case) Case No.: 194537 of 2018 Judge: Justice Sardar Ahmed Naeem Date of decision: 4-06-2018 Petitioner […]
July 18, 2018

The need to restrict Freedom of Expression on Social Media

Human rights are based on the principle that every individual is entitled to respect. Their fundamental assumption is that each person is a moral and rational […]
July 12, 2018

The Avenfield Verdict

The much debated 9- month long Avenfield case pertaining to the purchase of four flats in Park Lane, London by the Sharif family was finally concluded […]
June 22, 2018

Contract Law in Pakistan demands to be ‘re-visited’

The Contract Act of 1872 was brought into effect by the Imperial legislative Council as an Act No: 9 of 1872, in British India, derived from […]