International Law Benchbook for The Judiciary In Pakistan

Project Overview This publication examines the engagement of Pakistan’s domestic courts with public international law. Though the contents of the Benchbook are intended to be informative to all members of the judiciary, the superior judiciary is considered the primary audience because it exercises the most expansive jurisdiction over those issues that involve questions of international law.…

Impact of Devolution on Legislative Reform relating to Law & Order in Pakistan: A Policy Brief on Determining Legislative Competence after the 18th Constitutional Amendment

Project Overview The 18th Constitutional Amendment was a major constitutional surgery under which many key areas of governance were devolved to the provinces in Pakistan in 2010. The dramatic decentralization of power led to a major realignment of roles and responsibilities across the country which created an air of uncertainty on the legislative competence between…

Case Brief on the South China Sea Arbitration between the Republic of the Philippines and the People’s Republic of China by the Permanent Court of Arbitration

by Abeer Mustafa, Research Associate, RSIL  SOUTH CHINA SEA ARBITRATION (PCA Case Number 2013–19) Between The Republic of the Philippines and The People’s Republic of China Before An Arbitral Tribunal Constituted Under Annex VII to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982 Registry: Permanent Court of Arbitration                     Date of Award: 12 July…