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Courting Constitutionalism: The Politics of Judicial Review in Pakistan

Cheema, Moeen

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This thesis presents a deeply contextualized account of law in postcolonial Pakistan and situates the judicial review jurisprudence of the superior courts, in particular their recent activism and populism, in the contexts of historical developments in constitutional politics, evolution of state structures and broader social transformations. It shows how in each epoch of the postcolonial state's history the superior courts positioned themselves within the state and vis a vis the demands that...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/148428
DOI: 10.25911/5d612038a11a3

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