The debate on judicial activism
versus judicial restraint is a never-ending one.
LAHORE -- Former Supreme Court Bar Association president Hamid Khan defends judicial activism
by saying the judiciary has to take the step to check transgression of state organs.
Participating in a panel discussion on the issue of Judicial Activism
on the second day of the Karachi Literature Festival, Pakistan's well-known defence analyst, security expert and retired Pakistan Army officer Ikram Sehgal, said the country had seen a lot of judicial activism
in the past few years as compared to the judicial restraint exercised before.
The letter has been written by Advocate Muhammad Azhar Siddiqu, head of the Judicial Activism
LAHORE -- Judicial Activism
Panel on Friday has submitted a petition seeking the formation of a judicial commission to investigate the Sahiwal shootout was submitted in the Lahore High Court (LHC).
Responding to criticism of his judicial activism
, he said that the superior judiciary had alleviated the miseries of the people through judicial activism
but with "caution and care".
On January 7, Justice Saqib Nisar said that he laid foundation of judicial activism
for the betterment of humanity in Pakistan.
Referring to steps taken for provision of fundamental rights including treatment facilities at the hospitals, the chief justice said that the foundation of judicial activism
was laid on good intentions and it was not aimed to ridicule others or interfere in their domains.
Having laid this foundation, I would now like to defend "judicial activism
"--the term and epithet, that is, not the practice.
A petition has been filed in LHC by Azhar Siddique advocate head of Judicial Activism
Panel taking the plea that National Assembly (NA) rule 108 runs contrary to law of the country.
and judicial restraint are two opposite approaches in the judiciary.
But Shad noted that the country is definitely experiencing more judicial activism
today than three decades ago.