Muhammad Azhar Siddique

  • Despite the fact that all the three known models of judicial appointments - namely, the politicized, judicialized and institutionalized models - have been practiced in Pakistan, our judicial system is yet to achieve the requisite standards of judicial independence, thanks to the protracted judicial ...

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  • Amidst the contempt of court being used as a sword against PTI leaders, particularly former prime minister Imran Khan, an Islamabad High Court judgement in another contempt petition filed against Fawad Chaudhry’s diatribe comes like a cool breeze on an oppressively hot summer day. Dismissing ...

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  • Contempt and defamation are two sections of law. A distinction must be made between contempt of court and defamation against a judge in his personal capacity. If someone delivers defamatory speech or makes defamatory remarks against a judge in his personal capacity, the aggrieved judge shall have ...

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  • Contempt and defamation are two sections of law. A distinction must be made between contempt of court and defamation against a judge in his personal capacity. If someone delivers defamatory speech or makes defamatory remarks against a judge in his personal capacity, the aggrieved judge shall have ...

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  • PTI chief’s controversial statement does not fall within the mischief of terrorism. An SC judgement, and UN, US and FBI definitions are in favour of Khan. The popularity of PTI chief Imran Khan has skyrocketed whilst political tensions have escalated in the country after the police filed ...

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