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Amber Darr

Making laws matter

Many laws are made without consultation and without an attempt to educate the public. Updated Sep 20, 2016 09:24pm

Invisible lawyers

Uniform accountability is needed for all lawyers in Pakistan. Published Jun 13, 2016 01:26am

The hunger games

As citizens of a developing country the threat of hunger and thirst looms large over all our heads. Published Apr 04, 2016 07:00am

Cab rank rule

Lawyers should provide their services to whosoever asks and pays for them. Published Jan 17, 2016 05:06am

An economic imperative

Businessmen remain largely disinterested in the rule of law debate, considering it perhaps too idealistic. Published Nov 16, 2015 01:04am

Vulnerable in court

If witnesses are not protected the Kasur case will fail Published Sep 01, 2015 05:15am

An equal justice

Committing to equal access to justice requires more than speeches. Published Jun 14, 2015 06:11am

Our selective humanity

It seemed that for a Western audience, Pakistani people, the country’s legal system and indeed the state itself were Updated Mar 09, 2015 03:20pm

Women at work

The media must be utilised to create gender awareness. Published Nov 18, 2014 07:14am

Democracy matters

A true democracy has several mechanisms for eliciting public opinion. Published Sep 07, 2014 01:07am

An alien justice

‘The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves’ —William Shakespeare, Julius CaesarNO matter... Published Jun 10, 2014 01:06am

Judicial accountability

THAT the honourable judges of the Supreme Court continue to bask in their post-2007 independence was evident at the... Published Apr 26, 2014 05:50am

Taming of the lawyers

IN recent years, reports of lawyers taking the law into their own hands, harassing judges and going on strike for... Published Mar 29, 2014 06:57am

Lands beyond the law

MUZAFFARGARH and Khuzdar, separated as they are by more than 600 kilometres, do not immediately appear to have much... Published Feb 11, 2014 07:14am

An unequal people

“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” — George Orwell, Animal Farm THE... Published Jan 14, 2014 07:33am

Woman on the bench

JUSTICE Ashraf Jahan made history as she took oath as the first female judge to be appointed to Pakistan’s Federal... Published Jan 06, 2014 07:49am

Not above the law

IN recent weeks, the superior judiciary of Pakistan, and indeed the chief justice himself, has come under... Published Aug 13, 2013 07:04am

Professionals wanted

ANYONE scouring the newspapers in search of job opportunities is bound to have noticed the rather colourful... Updated Jul 18, 2013 07:41am

Judiciary goes native

IT is perhaps little known outside of legal circles, that the Supreme Court of Pakistan has recently initiated a... Published Jun 17, 2013 04:17am