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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.
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.
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.
Pakistan Bar Council observes "Black Day" on April 18 to protest the suspension of Supreme Court Practice and Procedure Act, 2023.
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.
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.
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.
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 Khalid Jawed Khan has vowed to propose allocating at least one seat for a woman judge in the SC in the next JCP meeting.
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.”
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