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Introduction to Pakistan Legal System: Home

This course provides an introduction to the legal system of Pakistan. The course shall include an overview of the Constitutional and statutory provisions to help students understand how the state machinery derives legitimacy from the Constitution; discern

Introduction

Welcome!  Introduction to Pakistan Legal System provides an explanation to a number of traditional jurisprudential questions such as "what is law?", "must laws be rules?", and "what is the relation between law and morality?". The guide is designed to assist with locating Concept of legal resources, legal reviews, legislative history, and scholarly articles available in the library and online links to the relevant resources. 

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Fresh Arrivals

Gad and Birgit Rausing library adds new books in library collection on regular basis to provide upto date information to the patrons. 

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News and Announcements

SAHSOL students represented LUMS and Pakistan at the Concours Jean Pictet Competition

Three students from the SAHSOL represented LUMS and Pakistan at the Concours Jean Pictet competition in March. These students are Maira Rashid, Ayman Irfan and Ali Gilani, who were second- and first-year law students at the time. The competition was a week-long and took place in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia.

Jean Pictet is an International Humanitarian Law based competition that aims to take the law out of the books and requires students to act out the role they have been assigned.

Sports Law and PCB Functionality in Pakistan

The LUMS Law Journal had the pleasure of hosting Mr Taffazul Haider Rizvi, Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan, for a talk titled "Sports Law and PCB Functionality in Pakistan". This was a virtual interactive session held via Zoom.

Mr Rizvi started the discussion by talking about Pakistan's Sports (Development and Control) Ordinance, 1962. The Ordinance is the parent law under which Pakistan Sports Board and the Pakistan Cricket Board were created. Mr Rizvi highlighted the history of the Pakistan Cricket Board and the relation of the Board and with the State, particularly the courts, particularly judicial review.

LUMS Inaugurates Pakistan’s First Centre for Chinese Legal Studies

Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) held a ceremony to mark the inauguration of the Centre for Chinese Legal Studies (CCLS) at LUMS. The Centre, a groundbreaking initiative for research in and the promotion and teaching of Chinese legal studies in Pakistan, has been established in collaboration with the School of Law at Wuhan University, China. The ceremony drew a large attendance and featured prominent individuals from not only the legal field but also from the government sector. Honourable Mr. Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah, Judge, Supreme Court of Pakistan, served as the Chief Guest and Keynote Speaker.

Law & Politics Society

The Law and Politics Society is a student organization at LUMS that hopes to encourage legal and political discourse on national and international issues. It aspires to enable students to understand the application of legal principles and overcome obstacles in actual legal practice by addressing real-life situations through quality debate. Therefore, the LPS aims to cultivate in students at LUMS and abroad interest in the professional aspect of law and politics through debates, panel discussions, and moots.

Senior Librarian - Law

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Waris Ali Arslan
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