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Abuzar Salman Khan Niazi
Abuzar Salman Khan Niazi

  • July 16, 2019

    Towards open justice

    Jeremy Bentham, eminent English philosopher, jurist and father of modern utilitarianism propounded the idea of open courts as follows:“In the...

  • January 27, 2019

    Policing the police

    The US Supreme Court in the Olmstead case observed: “Crime is contagious. If the government becomes a law-breaker, it breeds contempt for law. To...

  • December 20, 2018

    Gender and climate change

    A few years ago, celebrated Indian film director Krishnendu Bose directed a documentary, ‘The Forgotten Women in India’s Climate Plans’. The...

  • September 30, 2018

    Our groundwater crisis

    On September 1, the Lahore High Court Bar Association organised a conference on environmental law. Justice Qazi Faez Isa of Supreme Court of...

  • May 14, 2018

    Rules of sentencing

    Professor Geraldine Mackenzie in her book ‘How Judges Sentence’ averred: “sentencing is an attempt to juggle object of various sizes while...

  • February 15, 2018

    The legend that was Asma

    Five decades ago, it was a custom at the Convent of Jesus and Mary, Lahore that the head girl in the school would be appointed by the nuns...

  • January 29, 2018

    Churchill’s ‘wisdom’

    From time immemorial, human ingenuity has endeavoured to develop effective methods for dispensation of justice. After much thought and process,...