• Tuesday, November 19, 2019

New CJP Appointed

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  1. Windjammer

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    Mr Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa appointed as Chief Justice of Pakistan with effect from 18.1 2019
     
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    Whats this guy like then?
     
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    just had a quick google, seems like he's tough on corruption!
     
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    Lets just hope he is at least as tough as the current CJP.
     
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    He is the one who used the famous "God father" reference to Nawaz Shareef in the Panama case verdict.
     
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    Ideally the system should work independent of the individuals in reality the individual do effect the performance and outcome. I hope he proves much better than the current attention seeker.
     
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    Yes this is him
     
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    More work less pomp.
     
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    Profile of Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, Pakistan’s new chief justice


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    ISLAMABAD: Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa has been appointed as Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) and will assume charge of the office on January 18, 2019.

    According to a notification issued by Ministry of Law and Justice, President Arif Alvi has appointed him as Chief Justice of Pakistan as he is the most senior Judge of Supreme Court.

    Justice Khosa will remain as the top judge of Pakistan till December 20, 2019.

    Profile:

    Born on December 21, 1954, Justice Khosa belongs to Dera Ghazi Khan.

    Justice Khosa is married and blessed with two daughters and four grandchildren.

    Educational qualifications:

    Matriculation: Fifth position in the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Multan in 1969

    Awarded the National Talent Scholarship

    Intermediate: First position in the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, in 1971, Government College, Lahore. Awarded the National Talent Scholarship.

    B.A.: First position in the University of the Punjab in 1973, Government College, Lahore. Awarded the National Talent Scholarship.

    M.A.: Master of Arts degree in English Language and Literature from the University of the Punjab in 1975.

    Tripos-I: Law Tripos, Part I, from Queens' College, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom in 1977.

    LL.M.: Master of Laws degree from Queens' College, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom in 1978 with specialization in Public International Law in the subjects of the Law of Peace, the Law of War and Armed Conflict, the Law of International Institutions and the Law of Civil Liberties.

    Barrister-at-Law: Called to the Bar on 26.07.1979 at the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn, London, United Kingdom.

    Legal practice:

    (a) Enrolled as Advocate of the Lahore High Court on 13.11.1979

    (b) Enrolled as Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan on 12.09.1985

    (c) Handled thousands of cases of constitutional, criminal, civil, service, revenue and election laws as an Advocate Supreme Court and High Court

    (d) Over 600 cases conducted as an Advocate reported in various Law Reports of the country

    (e) Served as a Member of the Library Committee and as a Member of the Executive Committee of the Lahore High Court Bar Association, Lahore

    Publications:

    1. First book: ‘Heeding the Constitution’

    (published in 1995 by PLD Publishers, 35-Nabha Road, Lahore, Pakistan)

    2. Second book: ‘Constitutional Apologues’

    (published in 1997 by Kausar Brothers, I-Turner Road, Lahore, Pakistan)

    3. Edited and compiled ‘The Constitution of Pakistan, 1973’ with all amendments upto date

    (published in 1989 by Kausar Brothers, I-Turner Road, Lahore, Pakistan and reprinted every year)

    4. Third book: ‘Judging with Passion’

    (published in 2008 by Kausar Brothers, I-Turner Road, Lahore, Pakistan)

    5. Fourth book: ‘Breaking New Ground’

    (in the process of completion)

    6. Chief Editor of Key Law Reports (KLR) from 1989 to 1998

    7. Scores of articles and research papers on diverse constitutional and legal issues published in major law reports and newspapers of the country since 1988

    Teaching experience:

    1. Part-time lecturer of Constitutional Law at the University Law College, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan from 1982 to 1985

    2. Part-time lecturer of Constitutional Law at the Punjab University Law College, Lahore, Pakistan from 1986 to 1992

    3. Part-time lecturer of Constitutional Law at the Punjab Law College, Lahore, Pakistan from 1995 to 1996

    4. Part-time lecturer of Constitutional Law at the Pakistan College of Law, Lahore, Pakistan from 1996 to 1998

    5. Visiting lecturer of Constitutional Law at the Civil Services Academy, Lahore; National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA), Lahore; National Police Academy, Islamabad; Staff Training Institute of the Services and General Administration Department of the Government of the Punjab; Training Course for Civil Judges conducted by the Lahore High Court, Lahore; and the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)

    Judicial experience:

    Elevated to the Bench and appointed as a Judge of the Lahore High Court, Lahore (a court of appeal which is the second highest Court of the country) on May 21, 1998

    Appointed as a Judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan on February 18, 2010 and serving in that capacity till date

    Acted as the Chief Justice of Pakistan from June 05, 2017 to June 11, 2017, June 29, 2017 to July 05, 2017, May 14, 2018 to May 30, 2018 and December 17, 2018 to December 23, 2018

    Decided about fifty-five thousand cases over a period of more than nineteen and a half years so far

    Conferences, seminars and symposia, etc. attended and addressed:

    Attended and represented Pakistan in international conferences, seminars and symposia held in Sri Lanka, India, Nepal, Canada, Tanzania, United Kingdom, Mauritius, Malaysia, Nigeria, Turkey, Scotland, Republic of Ireland, Bermuda, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, United States of America, Japan, Italy and Tobago and Trinidad

    Some other honours:

    A founding member of the SAARCLAW

    Conferred Fellowship of the Commonwealth Judicial Education Institute, Halifax, Canada in 2006

    Elected member of the Board of Directors of the Commonwealth Judicial Education Institute, Halifax, Canada since June 2008

    Serving as a member of the Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee for Pakistan since 2004

    Incharge Judge of the Federal Judicial Academy, Islamabad, Pakistan since 2015

    Member of the Judicial Commission of Pakistan since 2015

    Member of the Supreme Judicial Council of Pakistan since 2015

    Chairman, Shariat Appellate Bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan since 2016

    https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/4...-asif-saeed-khosa-pakistans-new-chief-justice

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    ..Hope he would be interested in certain laws....that need amendment or to be implemented
     
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  12. Verve

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    No one can match him in Criminal law.

    Way too short :(
     
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  13. JohnWick

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    Hope he will follow the footsteps of CJ Saqib Nisar!
     
  14. Hakikat ve Hikmet

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    I think both Jinnah and Iqbal were also the members of the Lincoln's Inn!! It's written over there - Come to Learn, and Go to Serve...