Supreme Court Bar Association

Type: Organization
Name: Supreme Court Bar Association
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Government, army not at odds: Ahsan

RAWALPINDI: All the political parties and the entire civil society will have to express solidarity with the democratic government in order to quell any undemocratic step against it as PPP is strongly opposed to the Pakistan Protection Ordinance (PPO) ... [Published The News International - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

The ghost of Musharraf

, when a power drunk General Pervez Musharraf became the first military ruler to proclaim 2nd martial law under his rule. Acting as Army Chief he issued a proclamation of emergency and then lifted it acting as the President of Pakistan. Over 61 judges ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

SCBA threatens with dire consequences

:49:02 A A- A+ The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) has reiterated the demand that the petitions seeking pre-arrest bail be entertained, or else, it warned there will be dire consequences. The SCBA also demanded measures to put an end to alleged ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Asma terms PPO a ‘draconian law’

Former SCBA president says ‘half truths will not work’ and govt must declare details of Taliban prisoners freed recentlyFormer president of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) and human rights activist Asma Jehangir has termed the Protection of Pakistan ... [Published Pakistan Today - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Hasina for strong unity among pro-AL lawyers

:39:08 A A- A+ Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said the intra-party conflict among the pro-Awami League lawyers was behind the recent election debacles in Dhaka District Bar Association and Supreme Court Bar Association. In this connection, ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Appoint permanent heads of institutions

LAHORETHE Lahore High Court Bar Association President Shafqat Mahmood Chohan on Monday asked the government to end ad hoc policies from country and appoint permanent heads of state institutions.Addressing a press conference in the bar, he pointed out ... [Published The News International - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

SCBA opposes evening court proposal

:25:50 A A- A+ Pointing at the judges of the apex court, newly-elected president of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Khandker Mahbub Hossain on Thursday said the cordial relations will be retained if the judges serve the country for ends of ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Employees of Supreme Court resent hiring of ‘outsiders’

ISLAMABAD: Instead of promoting permanent officers, the Supreme Court has hired five bureaucrats on deputation to fill up senior positions in the Apex Court’s administration, including the post of registrar.Some of the permanent employees said that the ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

SCBA differences

LAHOREDifferences between the vice president and the president of the Supreme Court Bar Association have brewed as the former accused the latter of ignoring him in decision making.Addressing a press conference on the road outside the Supreme Court Lahore ... [Published The News International - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 2 reports

SCBA demands Justice Khairul Haque\\\'s resignation

:17:01 A A- A+SCBA demands Justice Khairul Haque's resignationThe Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) has demanded the resignation of former chief justice ABM Khairul Haque as the chairman of Law Commission (LC), a statutory body, for his remark terming ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

SC prods govt to increase compensation

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Monday directed the federal government to examine enhancing compensation grant to the aggrieved families of the lawyers killed in the March 3 attack on Islamabad district courts and submit its report within 10 days.A two-member ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 3 reports

Musharraf's lawyer sub...

A written apology from Pervez Musharraf's lawyer was Friday presented to the special three-judge court headed by Justice Faisal Arab as it resumed its hearing of the high treason case against the former Pakistan president.The written apology was submitted ... [Published Siasat Daily - Mar 21 2014]

Quotes

...He demanded revisiting of all disputed judgments passed by the Supreme Court and said, "I, therefore, take this opportunity on the retirement of Justice Khilji to bring it into the notice of the Chief Justice of Pakistan and his fellow Judges of the Supreme Court of Pakistan to seriously consider revisiting all such judgments including the judgment of 31st of July, 2009, so as to bring the country's legal order in consonance with the law and the Constitution while upholding the RuleRule of Law." He said that he feels privileged to represent the Pakistan Bar Council, the apex regulatory body of lawyers, to address this Reference held to bid farewell...
"Supreme Court rules permit only a maximum of two lawyers per party. Here we are seeing five lawyers have signed the vakalatnama (document which authorises a lawyer to represent a person) and are arguing for him. How is it being done?" a Bench of Justices K S Radhakrishnan and Khehar asked Roy's lawyers
"The judicial system is in the dock....the problems are within the system...it is time to introspect."
"Better late than never. I am glad that his (Justice Arab) conscience has finally risen" Ahmed Raza Kasuri, a lawyer of Musharraf told reporters outside the special court

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SC making all efforts to ensure that the execut... [Published South Asian News Agency - Apr 19 2014]
Profile: Lawyer with Sharif touch [Published DAWN Group - Apr 19 2014]
Government, army not at odds: Ahsan [Published The News International - Apr 17 2014]
Additional charge to registrar: Top court to re... [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
The ghost of Musharraf [Published The Nation Pakistan - Apr 13 2014]
‘Removal of judges a dark chapter of judicial h... [Published Frontier Post - Apr 12 2014]
Freedom of citizens cant be usurped in name of ... [Published The News International - Apr 12 2014]
No curtailing rights in name of security: CJP [Published The Nation Pakistan - Apr 12 2014]
Full court reference: All institutions must pro... [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 11 2014]
SCBA threatens with dire consequences [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Apr 10 2014]
Entertain pre-arrest bail pleas: SCBA [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Apr 09 2014]
PTI to challenge PPO in SC [Published The News International - Apr 09 2014]
Asma terms PPO a ‘draconian law’ [Published Pakistan Today - Apr 08 2014]
Asma terms PPA as ‘draconian law’ [Published Pakistan Today - Apr 08 2014]
Hasina for strong unity among pro-AL lawyers [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Apr 08 2014]
Appoint permanent heads of institutions [Published The News International - Apr 08 2014]
Constitutional violation: SCBA resents inductio... [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 07 2014]
Royal mess: Bureaucrats get professional cleane... [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 07 2014]
Subrata Roy's high-profile legal team faces ape... [Published India Today - Apr 04 2014]
No bench of high court for west UP [Published Millennium Post - Apr 03 2014]
SCBA opposes evening court proposal [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Apr 03 2014]
SCBA starts job board experiment to hook up jun... [Published Legally India - Apr 03 2014]
What will the govt tell the nation, asks Saad [Published The News International - Apr 03 2014]
Anti-terror law: JUI-F proposes cut in detentio... [Published DAWN Group - Apr 02 2014]
Employees of Supreme Court resent hiring of ‘ou... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Mar 31 2014]
Delhi Confidential: Team Swamy [Published Indian Express - Mar 30 2014]
No career path: SC workers resent hiring of ‘ou... [Published The Express Tribune - Mar 30 2014]
Walima of Asma Jahangirs son held in Lahore [Published The News International - Mar 30 2014]
Uproar in SCBA meeting on VP suspension [Published The News International - Mar 30 2014]
Into the Darkness [Published Bar & Bench - Mar 28 2014]
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