Aims and Scope

The LUMS Law Journal is a peer-reviewed journal of Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law, LUMS. The primary aim of the Journal is to provide a forum for scholarly debates amongst law students, faculty, lawyers, judges, practitioners, and experts on important legal issues, which may lead to policy reforms. This Journal is an endeavour to foster a profound understanding of contemporary legal issues among its readers. While maintaining all the standards of academic legal scholarship and integrity, this Journal seeks to inform public discourse by publishing articles that are intellectually rigorous and thought-provoking. It aims at providing its readers with a detailed, advanced, and an insightful legal analysis of various ongoing developments in the legal arena in Pakistan and abroad. It is intended to stimulate interest in all matters pertaining to law, with an emphasis on matters arising from the relationship of law to other disciplines.

For the realisation of its objectives, the Journal draws on the academic rigor and excellence of various students, faculty members, lawyers, judges, and practitioners by featuring their valuable contributions in the Journal. The Journal strives to uphold its vision of publishing challenging and useful legal scholarship of the highest academic quality, a vision that is true for all times.

Permissions Information

Unless otherwise noted, copyrights for the texts which comprise all issues of the LUMS Law Journal (“LLJ”) are held by the Lahore University of Management Sciences (“LUMS”). Items published by the LLJ may be freely shared among individuals, but they should not be republished in any medium without express written consent from the author(s) and advance notification to the LLJ Editorial Board. For permission to reprint articles published in the LLJ, please contact the editorial board at

Facts and views published in the LLJ express the opinions of the authors. While the information in the LLJ is believed to be true and accurate at the date of its publication, neither the editors nor the publishers or the authors accept any legal responsibility for any errors or omissions that may be made or for the results obtained from the use of such material.

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