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Judicial fairytales

“Justice is what the judge ate for breakfast.” — Jerome Frank, legal realist philosopher SIX recent judicial orders — one order of the Supreme Court and five orders of the…

Unlocking the top slotsG Shabbir Shah

With the power to make or break governments, the Supreme Court (SC) has undoubtedly emerged as the most powerful institution in the country. Whether it is the fate of one…

Asma Jahangir Conference 2021 — I

After a hiatus of two years brought on by the Covid pandemic that forced postponement last year, the Asma Jahangir Conference 2021 (AJC21) was held in Lahore on November 20-21,…

Dual nationality is not a crime

Welcoming Prime Minister Imran Khan to a meeting of the Association of Pakistani Physicians of North America (APPNA) at Peshawar some time ago, I had asked that the country utilize…

Legal Eye: Daylight Robbery

Legal eye: Daylight robbery

Justice Athar Minallah of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) has declared acquisition of the F-14 and F-15 sectors by the Federal Government Employees Housing Foundation (FGEHF) for distribution of plots…

Judicial space

It was reported last week that a move is afoot to transfer a judge from the Lahore High Court to the Islamabad High Court to be subsequently appointed as chief…

Judicial Space

Judicial space

It was reported last week that a move is afoot to transfer a judge from the Lahore High Court to the Islamabad High Court to be subsequently appointed as chief…