Amber Darr

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

How to build a state

IN a statement released to the press in the wake of the gruesome massacre of Shia Hazaras in Quetta, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif declared, rather ominously, that Pakistan was on the verge of turning into a “failed state”. Published Mar 03, 2013 12:05am

The investor’s exchange

A SOMEWHAT underplayed, but certainly significant corollary of last week’s political turmoil was its impact on the Pakistani stock market. Published Jan 22, 2013 12:05am