Some say the system of appointing judges is outdated.
Basil Nabi Malik
If justice is a chariot then the bar and bench are its two wheels.
There is little legal basis to arguments in support of Islamabad’s slum residents.
Confirmation doubts prevent lawyers from taking up judicial service.
The ability to dissent has lost much ground.
The strength of the courts lies in their unity, not discord.
Band-aid measures are not the answer to festering problems.
No curbs should be put on an individual holding a certain opinion.
The PTI seeks to define the manner in which the ‘rigged’ constituencies will be probed.
The state relies on legal remedies to tackle faulty medical services.
Allegations shouldn’t automatically lead to recusal from a case.
Child marriages prematurely end a person’s adolescence.
Legitimacy of the democratic process must be emphasised.
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