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Pakistan: Frustrating the Rule of Law

Through selective application of rule of law in Pakistan, judges are frequently straitjacketed and rendered powerless by the wording of the “Law of Evidence”, which frustrates the spirit of justice inherent in any constitutional system. When criminals function in the name of justice (a la Gullu Butt), justice becomes a crime, a public vigilante reaction could than become an existential threat to law and order.

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