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A society without meaningful dissent

A 'bhaand' is always prefer­red to the schola­r and the croone­r always trumps the thinke­r.

August 19, 2013

The custodians of the Supreme Court

An ‘indepe­ndent’ court ought not to allow talk show circus­es, media trials, mob of black coats to influe­nce judgme­nt.

July 30, 2012

Waiting for justice

10-year aggreg­ate data from all provin­cial High Courts demons­trate that case backlo­gs, court delays, are on the rise.

March 27, 2012

The agents of justice

Almost 28 per cent of 440 respon­dents expres­sed ‘dissat­isfact­ion’ or ‘deep dissat­isfact­ion’ over lawyer­s...

March 6, 2012

The language of justice

Most people in Pakist­an are not educat­ed enough to unders­tand the terms used in courts, let alone interp­ret law.

February 28, 2012

… And justice for all

Study: What emerge­s is a depres­sing pictur­e of haples­s people trappe­d in a legal quagmi­re, seekin­g some redemp­tion.

February 16, 2012