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Matter Of Principle?

Matter of principle?

For the most part of our history ordinary folk have been suspicious of lawyers and complained about our lack of ethics. No landlord wants a lawyer as a tenant for…

The Law And Editors

The law and editors

The law lags behind public opinion and public opinion lags behind social necessities. The soundness of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes’ warning is felt acutely in the law concerning the press.…

Combating Financing Of Terrorism – II

Combating financing of terrorism – II

Appraisal of global and domestic initiatives: Since the tragic event of September 11, 2001, the United States and its allies have been engaged in what they call 'war on terror'…

Silencing Dissent

Silencing dissent

The trial of Saudi Mohammad Fahad al-Qahtani had been going on since June 2012 in the criminal court in Riyadh. When Mr Qahtani appeared in court on March 9 this…

A Common Goal

A common goal

On a recent visit to Pakistan, a controversy surrounding the renaming of a roundabout in Lahore after Bhagat Singh caught my attention, not least because the freedom fighter was the…

Our Survival

Our survival

Downward spiral: Our country’s continous descent into a state of anarchy refuses to reach its climax. And our nation could not have been more humiliated than the recent series of…