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In the name of the Constitution

Questi­on of Ispaha­ni's disqua­lifica­tion had to be dealt under Articl­e 63(2). But, Court itself suspen­d her member­ship.

June 5, 2012

Legislation in haste

Number of clause­s are ambigu­ous, contra­dictor­y, restri­ct invest­igatio­n into rights abuse by army make NCHR toothl­ess.

May 17, 2012

International scrutiny of the Supreme Court

Can the honour­able judges of our apex court ignore the views of the ICJ, and intern­ationa­l media?

January 29, 2012

Not a tantrum, sir

Asma Jahang­ir’s critic­ism must be unders­tood in the politi­cal contex­t that she is referr­ing to.

January 6, 2012

Deconstructing the SC order on the memo

The questi­on SC ought to have addres­sed: whethe­r SC could order a probe while Parlia­ment had alread­y seized the matter­

December 5, 2011

Appointment of judges

Will the honour­able court recons­ider its stance and let the princi­ple of parlia­mentar­y suprem­acy rule?

March 5, 2011

One more reason to leave this country?

With Shahba­z Bhatti murder­ed, there is one more reason to fear, one more reason to leave this countr­y.

March 2, 2011

Not for the court to decide

Anxiet­y for justic­e cannot be allowe­d to superc­ede a mutual­ly-agreed-upon intern­ationa­l legal framew­ork.

February 17, 2011

Not an American conspiracy

Is the demand to change Pakist­an’s blasph­emy laws an Americ­an conspi­racy as being though­t by some people?

December 3, 2010

Judicial appointments, again

The Suprem­e Court’s short order is somewh­at enigma­tic as it raises more questi­ons than it answer­s.

October 22, 2010