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PBC issues clarification while SCBA President distances himself from statement against CEC

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A day after Pakistan’s top lawyers’ bodies issued scathing statements against the Chief Election Commissioner, the PBC gave clarifications that softened its stance while the SCBA President, who is currently not in Pakistan, stated that the press release was issued without his knowledge.

Legal Fraternity Concerned about Terrorism Charges Against Mazari and Wazir

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Concerns have beenraised by legal fraternity and others over Imaan Mazari and Ali Wazir’s arrest under Anti-Terrorism Charges. Mazari was arrested outside Adiala Jail on Monday, followed by a three-day physical remand under CTD.

PBC calls for restraint in military trials of civilians

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Reiterating its stance that civilians should not be tried in military courts, the PBC has called on the authorities to exercise extraordinary care and restraint in the military trials of May 9 rioters.

‘April 18’ observed as Black Day by Pakistan Bar Council

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Pakistan Bar Council observes "Black Day" on April 18 to protest the suspension of Supreme Court Practice and Procedure Act, 2023.

Bar Councils fear SC verdict only deepens ongoing constitutional crisis

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The Pakistan and all provincial bar councils expressed fear that today’s SC verdict will aggravate the ongoing judicial/constitutional crisis, urging the CJP to constitute a full bench & avert a looming judicial breakdown.

PBC files complaint against Justice Mazahar Ali Naqvi over audio leaks

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In a rare move, the Pakistan Bar Council has submitted a complaint of misconduct against Justice Mazahar Ali Naqvi to the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC), seeking a thorough probe into the alleged audio leaks attributed to the Supreme Court judge.

Complaint filed against SC judge for violating code of conduct

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A complaint has been filed against Supreme Court Justice Syed Mazahar Ali Naqvi in the Supreme Judicial Council for allegedly violating the code of conduct for the apex judiciary.

SC begins suo motu hearing on Punjab, KP poll dates amid call for reconstituting...

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On a suo motu on the Punjab&KP poll dates, the SC has issued notices to President, both governors, ECP, and provincial AGs for Feb 27.
AGP proposes allocating at least one seat to a female judge in SC

AGP proposes allocating at least one seat to a female judge in SC

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AGP Khalid Jawed Khan has vowed to propose allocating at least one seat for a woman judge in the SC in the next JCP meeting.

PBC condemns ban on Hamid Mir

June 1st, 2021; Staff Report; LAHORE; The Pakistan Bar Council has issued a strongly worded presser condemning the “imposition of restrictions and attempts to curtail freedom of expression and digital rights of citizens by taking off air the talk show, Capital Talk of the famous news anchor Hamid Mir.”