Abdul Moiz Jaferii

How to get away with murder — Pakistan edition

How to get away with murder — Pakistan edition

We made a croissant of the law, layering it when we should have simplified it, and because this incident just doesn’t fit into the definition of terrorism, it’s over, and Jatoi is free. Updated 19 Oct, 2022 01:56pm
Schrödinger’s justice

Schrödinger’s justice

The sword of justice is only that if it falls with equal force upon all. Updated 12 Oct, 2022 10:24am
The sun shines upon the House of Sharif

The sun shines upon the House of Sharif

Just as with the Avenfield conviction, its overturning is consistent with the politics of the day, the flow of power and influence which had once ebbed. Published 29 Sep, 2022 04:48pm
Confidence tricks

Confidence tricks

It is not long before the only solution to all evils will again present itself as a gross permutation of religion and violence. Updated 25 Mar, 2022 08:29am
Travelling in Wonderland

Travelling in Wonderland

Few would have known where the trip to the land of judicial wonders would take them. Updated 28 Jan, 2022 08:45am
Pick and choose

Pick and choose

Our problem cannot be articulated without inviting scandal. Published 12 Jan, 2022 07:15am
Awaiting orders

Awaiting orders

Orders are given for demolition. Some structures go down. Some still stand. Published 25 Oct, 2021 07:07am
The great escape

The great escape

To not even attempt to explain how a case cited is distinguishable from the point at issue is to replace legal certainty with Published 07 Oct, 2021 08:00am
The sword of justice

The sword of justice

If we are destined to experience a supreme judicial sword, at the very least it must be used to effect equitable outcomes. Updated 01 Jul, 2021 08:09am
‘Darlings of the court’

‘Darlings of the court’

The public deserves to see and learn from the process by which Justice Isa won after having nearly lost. Published 09 May, 2021 07:03am
Open secrets

Open secrets

The political, hypothetical and academic question deserved to be returned unanswered. Published 13 Mar, 2021 05:29am
Game of thrones

Game of thrones

It is always posturing. After all, if the next elections were to be free and fair, what more would you gain?... Updated 03 Jan, 2021 08:45am