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Abuzar Salman Khan Niazi
Abuzar Salman Khan Niazi

  • May 14, 2022

    An unwanted adversary

    In the 11th century, despite being warned, Byzantine emperor Michael VII turned to an infamous conman named Nikephoros for advice in strengthening...

  • March 05, 2022

    Mortgaged honour

    The acquittal Qandeel Baloch’s brother reinforces the pertinence of Lord Salmon’s observation in Jennison v Backer : " law should not be seen to...

  • September 25, 2019

    Custodial crimes: no legislation?

    British Jurist Lord Denning rightly averred that “properly exercised, the powers of the executive lead to the welfare state; but abused they lead...

  • 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...