By Admin On February 20, 2020

Restorative Justice for Teenage Crimes

Restorative Justice for Teenage Crimes Restorative justice is a kind of justice which requires the doer of a criminal act to compensate the victim and restore the previous state of affairs. This is achieved by facilitating a face-to-face meeting between the victim and the offender during which the offender accepts his or her crime and […]
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By Admin On February 19, 2020

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan in Light of International Law

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan in Light of International Law Donald Trump’s peace plan titled “Peace to Prosperity” in relation to the Israel-Palestine conflict is a one-sided attempt to resolve what is more than a seven-decade long Middle-Eastern conflict. The so-called “Deal of the Century” to resolve virtually an intractable issue has been concluded without […]
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By Admin On February 14, 2020

Criminal Trial in Pakistan: From Application Stage to Conviction / Acquittal

Criminal Trial in Pakistan: From Application Stage to Conviction / Acquittal Several socio-economic factors have led to an increase in crime in our society. These factors include economic distress, poverty, lack of accountability and lack of conviction, among others. This article aims to discuss the process of criminal trials from the reporting of an alleged […]
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By Admin On February 14, 2020

The Case for Abolishing Polygamy / Polygyny Under Islamic Jurisprudence

The Case for Abolishing Polygamy / Polygyny Under Islamic Jurisprudence Introduction Polygyny has been noted to be a major violation of women’s rights and a tradition that is contributing to, rather than tackling, gender disparity. This article is an endeavour to engage with the legal status of this practice in Tunisia and Saudi Arabia, two […]
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By Admin On February 13, 2020

Modern Day Slavery in Pakistan

Modern Day Slavery in Pakistan Human slavery, once native to developing and underdeveloped nations, has now evolved into a global issue of modern day slavery with numbers estimated to be 40 million in 2016 as per a research conducted by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Walk Free Foundation. The League of Nations Slavery […]
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By Admin On February 12, 2020

Analysing the Law of Specific Relief

Analysing the Law of Specific Relief The law of “specific relief” as administered in Pakistan is primarily contained in the Specific Relief Act, 1877. It was promulgated on the 7th of February, 1877 in British-India, prior to Partition in 1947. Even before the codification of Specific Relief Act, specific relief had been administered in British-India […]
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By Admin On February 11, 2020

Can International Law Address Coercion by Global Financial Institutions?

Can International Law Address Coercion by Global Financial Institutions? The involvement of International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the financial dynamics of Pakistan is well known and similar actions pertaining to heavy loans being provided to countries (mostly developing countries) by the IMF or World Bank are quite common as well. Countries with struggling economies, like […]
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By Admin On February 6, 2020

Banks Serving as Whistle-Blowers Under Reporting Requirements

Banks Serving as Whistle-Blowers Under Reporting Requirements Banks in Pakistan are monumental avenues to observe the flow of existing finance and the reflection of the actual influx of finances in society. Whilst observing the boom of finances in society, banks serve as an effective apparatus to enable the levy of taxes in accordance with the […]
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By Admin On February 3, 2020

ICJ Provisional Order: Gambia vs Myanmar (Genocide Case)

Provisional Order of the ICJ in The Gambia vs Myanmar (Genocide Case) In November 2019, The Gambia instituted proceedings in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against Myanmar over the alleged violations of the Genocide Convention. In its application, The Gambia specifically mentioned that since October 2016, military and security forces of Myanmar had initiated […]
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By Admin On January 30, 2020

Professional Mediation Training Program at IBA, Karachi

Professional Mediation Training Program at IBA, Karachi Slow, inadequate and inefficient processes of contract enforcement, costly settlement processes and extensive judicial reforms programs, etc. have led to the need for introducing mediation as a swift and inexpensive mode of dispute resolution. Companies have started to train their managers for mediation to resolve disputes among different […]
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