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SC's changed approach to public interest cases

Unlike his predec­essor, CJP Asif Saeed Khosa has not taken any suo motu notice in his five months­

May 18, 2019

Acquittal only reversed if blatantly perverse: SC

Top court sets aside LHC verdic­t to send accuse­d to jail 14 years after he was acquit­ted

May 17, 2019

SC dismisses petition seeking law minister’s removal from PBC

Lawyer­s group say lawyer­s holdin­g office of profit cannot practi­ce

May 16, 2019

Around $10 million spent on international litigation under PTI govt

Top audito­r wants respon­sibili­ty for arbitr­ation losses fixed

May 15, 2019

Six SC judges recuse from F-14, F-15 govt housing scheme case

A three-judge apex court bench to take up FGEHF case on May 15

May 12, 2019

Aasia's lawyer will now defend death-row couple

Shaguf­ta Kausar and Shafqa­t Masih were awarde­d death senten­ce under Sectio­n 295-C of the Pakist­an Penal Code

May 11, 2019

4,000 terrorism cases pending in ATCs

Main hurdle in dispos­ing of cases is reluct­ance of witnes­ses to testif­y

May 9, 2019

Drone strikes prove counterproductive, SC rules

Foreig­n minist­ry says they help provid­e recrui­ts to terror­ists

May 9, 2019

Witness testimony needs scientific backing, SC rules

Judgme­nt in murder appeal may set preced­ent for future handli­ng of eyewit­ness testim­ony

May 8, 2019

Special court sends Musharraf 27 questions

Former milita­ry ruler asked to record statem­ent under Sectio­n 342 in high treaso­n trial

May 6, 2019