The fizzers of reference against Justice Seth

MARCH 4, 2020 The government intends to file a reference against Justice Waqar Ahmad Seth to the Supreme Judicial Council, for being ‘mentally unfit and incompetent’, said Federal Law Minister Farogh Naseem. Justice Seth who is author of the judgment of the Special...

Threatened Brotherhood of Provinces

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” Said Marin Luther King Jr. Recently, due to rise of prices of...

Accountability of the Accountability Judge

After its formation on October 24, 1945, the UN adopted a resolution namely “Basic Principles of Independence of Judiciary, 1985,” which obligated the member states to incorporate the provisions of the resolution in their domestic laws or constitutions and all the...

New judicial policy, ‘leftover’

“Justice delayed is justice denied” is a legal maxim commonly knownto general public. Inthe last decade, numerous judicial policies came into existence but not a single was implemented by the judicial officers and a pressure was developed on litigants and lawyer...

The Law of Divorce in Pakistan

By: Mian Muhibullah Kakakhel Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of Pakistan It is well settled that marriage amongst Muslims is not a sacrament, but in the nature of a civil contract. Such a contract undoubtedly has spiritual and moral overtones and undertones but...