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Law reforms

“No progress can be achieved without giving Pakistan a well functioning and fully optimal legal system", said our founding father, Quaid-e-Azam Muhamad Ali Jinnah who was a statesman of abounding…

District judiciary

The district judiciary is the backbone of the national judiciary, and deals with the legal disputes of the people at the grassroots level. However, to strengthen our justice system, the…

Improving Access To Justice

Improving access to justice

Access to justice remains an elusive concept for most citizens of Pakistan. The new government, as part of its 100-day agenda, has announced various legislative amendments to improve the justice…

Kick-starting Reform

Kick-starting reform

There is broad consensus on two things. One, our justice system is broken and anyone wronged by state or society and thus forced to interface with it feels further alienated…

Is Legal Reform Possible?

Is legal reform possible?

At various stages of Pakistan’s history, something or the other (perhaps an institution) has been identified as the solution to all Pakistan’s chief ills. Over the last couple of years,…

Trusting Justice

Trusting justice

In a recent judgement of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar summed up the importance of adequate reasons for court judgements. It was stated that “without a…

Legal Education

Legal education

Legal education has never been prioritised by our policymakers. Thus, it is no surprise if the judiciary is failing to match the expectations of the people. Unfortunately, by many, the…

Pakistan: A New Beginning

Pakistan: a new beginning

After a decade of loot and plunder by successive democratic governments, there is finally hope that Pakistan will embark on the road to progress. The massive loans taken by the…

Why Pakistan Needs Presidential System

Why Pakistan needs presidential system

The winds of change are blowing forcefully through our great nation. They promise to root out corruption, punish those involved and bring a new dawn where justice and merit will…

Interim Opportunities

Interim opportunities

The 2018 general elections are round the corner and an interim government will be formed soon. This gives Pakistan a unique opportunity to introduce major reforms in various sectors. In…

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