The article discusses the prevalence of gender-based violence with specific focus on its scope, types, and the legal protection afforded against it by international and constitutional standards.
This article explores the concept of establishing predicate offences in money laundering cases in light of the seminal Muhammad Rafique case
This article examines the jirga system in Pakistan and uses recent judgements to argue how they can be viewed as a transgression of human rights
This article examines the potential impacts of the recent Safia Bano case on policing in Pakistan
This article examines how international law is shaping the policing of gender based violence in Pakistan.
This article explores ways in which Pakistan can reshape its law enforcement and policing response to extremism and terrorism
This article highlights how to rethink and re-design a more optimistic discourse on the subject of criminal justice reform in Pakistan.
This article focuses on the existing legislation on probation and parole in Pakistan, and explores the possibility of reforms in the existing legislation.
A society responds to crimes and wrongs in various ways. At an institutional level, it responds through its justice system, which manifests itself through its criminal and civil streams. The countries that accord priority to crimes and wrongs being caused to their citizens undertake serious academic research and then link the research to larger public policy to redress the grievances of their citizens.
Owing to the latest national security concerns, the centrality and primacy of criminal law in meeting national security requirements cannot be discounted. This post examines areas of concern that must be considered while imagining the role of criminal law in national security.