Faisal Siddiqi

Questioning supreme justice

Questioning supreme justice

This was not a simple issue of mere ‘understanding and implementation’ but rather a complicated case of constitutional... Published 28 Jul, 2022 09:10am
Much ado about Article 6

Much ado about Article 6

The ominous title of ‘high treason’ has been reserved for the gravest of all unconstitutional acts. Updated 22 Jul, 2022 08:33am
Imran’s legal games

Imran’s legal games

PTI rule involved efforts to seduce, subjugate and eliminate both de jure umpires and de facto umpires. Updated 07 May, 2022 12:38pm
Constitutional frauds

Constitutional frauds

How are such frauds possible in the presence of a constitution, a democratic process and an independent judiciary? Updated 05 Apr, 2022 08:54am
Minorities as citizens

Minorities as citizens

‘Bigoted behaviour towards our minorities paints the entire nation in poor colour’... Updated 01 Apr, 2022 10:03am
CJP Gulzar’s tragedy

CJP Gulzar’s tragedy

The previous CJP’s tenure was symbolised by confusion and ineffectiveness because of the lack of judicial vision. Updated 23 Mar, 2022 10:02am
Battle of the intellect

Battle of the intellect

As long as judges continue to maintain a working relationship, judicial disagreements are the laboratory of intellectual growth. Published 04 Mar, 2022 07:58am
Judging without law

Judging without law

The Supreme Court has yet to formulate a detailed procedure to conduct cases having far-reaching impacts on people’s lives. Updated 24 Jun, 2021 08:20am
After victory

After victory

Only public legitimacy through judicial reform and effective constitutionalism can secure judicial independence. Updated 01 May, 2021 08:16am
Banishing dictatorship

Banishing dictatorship

It was an attempt by judges to rectify history by removing the judicial shame of legitimising past military rule. Published 04 Jan, 2020 07:17am
Saving the legal profession

Saving the legal profession

By failing to hold those involved in the PIC attack accountable, lawyers risk losing their legitimacy. Updated 23 Dec, 2019 07:30am
Judicial-military conundrum

Judicial-military conundrum

There’s a need for an inter-institutional dialogue to ensure judicial independence & constitutional democracy. Published 29 Jun, 2019 07:08am
2007 déjà-vu

2007 déjà-vu

Will the government succeed in subduing independent judges? Updated 10 Jun, 2019 06:15pm
Courage to do justice

Courage to do justice

Only great judges have the courage to accept the injustices of their own judicial system. Updated 04 Nov, 2018 01:45pm
Guilty without proof

Guilty without proof

An examination of the Avenfield judgement leaves one with mixed feelings of shock, horror — and amusement. Published 20 Jul, 2018 07:24am
Judicial chemotherapy

Judicial chemotherapy

The judicial vote is in competition with the people’s vote. Published 06 Jul, 2018 06:07am