Welcome to Moot Court! This course can mean different things to different people.It will involve testing your research skills, legal writing as well as the art of case-preparation.Furthermore, it will involve readings and exercises aimed at advocacy in court.A fairly significant component of this course will involve advocacy-an element of public speaking.
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Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) held a ceremony to mark the inauguration of the Centre for Chinese Legal Studies (CCLS) at LUMS on October 11, 2019. 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. ...for details
The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) signed an MOU for the establishment of the SBP Chair in the field of Banking Law at the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) at LUMS. Since 2001, the State Bank, through its outreach programme, has been collaborating with public sector universities to regulate the educational aspects of the banking sector. LUMS is the first private sector university to have been chosen by SBP for such a collaboration...for details
On Friday, 13 December 2019, SAHSOL hosted a reference for one of its longest-serving adjunct faculty members, Justice (R) Fazal Karim. Justice (R) Fazal Karim has a distinguished legal career, beginning as a civil judge in the 1960s and rising to the rank of a judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan. He has been associated with SAHSOL since its inception as a department in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. In this role, he has mentored countless batches of LUMS graduates, and dedicated the first edition of his book, “The Law of Criminal Procedure,” to the first graduating class of SAHSOL. SAHSOL is proud to have been associated with a distinguished academic and former Judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan...for details
Lawfare, or the use of legal fora and devices for military and diplomatic advantage, has become a critical component of South Asia’s dynamic conflict landscape. In the context of the India-Pakistan conflict, this policy brief examines India’s efforts to instrumentalise a policy of “lawfare” designed to support military action against Pakistan, supporting state-sponsored terrorism, ratcheting up armed oppression of Kashmiri civilians, and pushing for Islamabad’s diplomatic isolation. Meanwhile, Pakistan, with a virtually nonexistent international law team, continues to remain politically passive, reacting to strategic “issue-framing” ... for details for more news
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 an interest in the professional aspect of law and politics through debates, panel discussions, and moots.