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Judicial reforms

Why is Pakistan’s justice system perceived to be a ‘weak’ system? Why is it failing to safeguard the lives and property of citizens and protect contracts to boost the economy?…

Administration of justice

Late Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi, in his famous poem 'stone' said: "there is a stone of the statute of justice too, but that can be carved only with the axe of…

Reforming judicial system

It is a fact that nothing worthwhile has been done by Legislature—no matter whether under civilian or military rules—to bring fundamental changes in the existing exploitative, anti-people, elitist structures and…

A judicial complex

An 80-year-old-man, struggling to walk, climbs two stairs, then waits for a moment to stabilise his breath, and then starts climbing the stairs again cautiously as there is no facility…

Journey to judicial reforms

In his address on January 17, Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa said: “There are about 1.9 million cases pending in the country before all the courts put together and…

Judicialisation In Fata

Judicialisation in Fata

For decades, the people of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) were forcedly kept under the draconian colonial Frontier Crimes Regulation 1901. The FCR violated basic human rights and was…

Judicial Reforms

Judicial reforms

Amidst criticism targeting the performance of the judiciary, the Law and Justice Commission of Pakistan (LJCP) organised a judicial conference earlier this month. The conference concluded with the passing of…

A Judicial Complex

A judicial complex

An 80-year-old-man, struggling to walk, climbs two stairs, then waits for a moment to stabilise his breath, and then starts climbing the stairs again cautiously as there is no facility…

Judicial Activism For Judicial Reform

Judicial activism for judicial reform

“A judiciary which … is tardy… and has no urge… and ability to decide the cases/disputes before it expeditiously… is a danger to the state and the society”. These powerful…