A Positivist Constitution?

Is the Constitution of Pakistan Positivist in nature, or is it Naturalistic? It is easy to say it is Naturalistic right off the bat: the Constitution begins by vesting the sovereignty of not just this country, but that of the entire universe in Allah. The first sentence of the Preamble to the Pakistani Constitution reads: […]

Is an Immoral Law a Good Law?

Is an Immoral Law a Good Law? The question may be a misleading one; to clear this, I will not look into what the words moral (or immoral) or good might mean in this context, I would rather define them just as we begin. Moral, in this context would be concerned with the principles of […]

The United Nations System for the Protection and Enforcement of Human Rights

On 25th February 2016, I gave my Law Skills Portfolio presentation on the topic The United Nations System for the Protection and Enforcement of Human Rights. The presentation was is part of the Law Skills Portfolio which is a mandatory requirement for QLD for my Bachelors of Law degree from the University of London. I […]

Should tobacco smoking be entirely banned or simply discouraged?

Tobacco smoking has been proven to be injurious to health; it is in fact the single largest preventable cause of death around the world… So why do people smoke, and why they are allowed to smoke, and why should it be banned or discouraged?