Legal System of Pakistan

Hamid Khan

Legal System of Pakistan covers the Foundation Course (Course No. 124) taught in the 2nd year of the 5-year LLB program.  It provides students an in-depth understanding of Pakistan’s Legal System.

The author gives an overview of the Constitution of Pakistan; Constitutional History; Constitutional Amendments introduced from time to time; the Court system and structure in Pakistan; the Jurisprudential basis and principles of the legal system including English Common Law and Islamic Law; Islamization of laws over the past 70 years; the history and development of the legal profession in Pakistan; legal education in Pakistan; the Federal and Provincial executive; Federal and Provincial legislatures; the Judiciary, Federal and Provincial, and its performance over the years.

This textbook is an essential resource for students of Law and for those seeking a comprehensive understanding of the complexities and nuances of Pakistan's Legal System.

Author Description

Hamid Khan is a Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and a founding partner of a leading law firm of Pakistan, Cornelius, Lane & Mufti. He is a former President of the Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan (2001–3), and of the Lahore High Court Bar Association (1992–3). He regularly lectures on various legal subjects at the University of the Punjab, Civil Services Academy, Administrative Staff College, and the National Institute of Public Administration. He is an Ebert and DAAD Fellow, and a member of The Hague Academy of International Law. His other books published by OUP include Constitutional and Political History of Pakistan, 4th edition (2023), A History of the Judiciary in Pakistan (2023), Comparative Constitutional Law (2022), The Islamic Law of Inheritance, 2nd edition (2021), and Principles of Administrative Law, 2nd edition (2020).

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ISBN 9789697347940
Rights World
Year of Publication June 2024
Binding Paperback
Pages 256

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