The Judicial Fee of Pakistan (JCP) has not authorized the nomination of Justice Ayesha Malik as a Supreme Court docket (SC) choose.
“As a lawyer, I really feel that the JCP wanted to set a clear standards for appointment, failing which has resulted in what we’ve seen as we speak. And I really feel that the extra unstructured this turns into, extra transparency is misplaced throughout the judicial system,” lawyer Noor Ejaz advised The Present.
“As a girl, I’m disillusioned. Ladies in legislation have not often been given excessive ranks with out being below strict scrutiny. I hope Justice Ayesha serves because the CJ of the Lahore Excessive Court docket and is elevated to the Supreme Court docket quickly and I hope the JCP implements a construction in order that different girls can aspire in the direction of greater workplace with out fearing how discretion may deal with them,” added Noor Ejaz
“It’s a darkish day as a result of first-time nominee of a girl choose’s elevation to the Supreme Court docket couldn’t be authorized,” senior journalist Hasnaat Malik advised The Present.
He additionally added that if Justice Ayesha isn’t elevated to the SC, then she’s going to turn out to be Chief Justice of the Lahore Excessive Court docket. “Justice Ayesha’s title might be initiated anytime for the SC,” stated Hasnaat.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) welcomed the nomination of Justice Ayesha Malik to the Supreme Court docket of Pakistan. Nonetheless, legal professionals throughout the nation recorded their protest as we speak.
As per the Lahore Excessive Court docket web site, Justice Ayesha Malik accomplished her training from Paris and New York and did her Senior Cambridge from the Karachi Grammar Faculty in Karachi. She did her A-Ranges from the Francis Holland Faculty for Ladies in London. She assumed workplace in March 2012