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The Independence of the Judiciary

The Independence of the Judiciary and Rule of Law in Pakistan
Tuesday, July 23, 2024 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm | Reception 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

 
Format: In Person

Program Fee:
There is no fee to attend this event. Registration is required.
 
Description:
Join us for a fireside chat with a Justice of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Justice Athar Minallah. Justice Minallah will talk about the role of judiciary in ensuring accountability and promoting the rule of law in Pakistan.  The fireside chat will feature exciting anecdotes from Justice Minallah’s own contribution in upholding the independence of judiciary in Pakistan and his views on the dangers of judicial overreach and activism.
 
Welcome:
Muhammad U. Faridi, President, New York City Bar Association 

Speaker: 
Justice Athar Minallah, Justice of the Supreme Court of Pakistan 
 
Moderator:
Kabir Hashmi, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Sponsoring Committee:
Task Force on the Rule of Law, Marcy Kahn, Chair
Task Force on the Independence of Lawyers and Judges, Christopher Pioch, Chair
Council on International Affairs, Mark Meyer, Chair
Middle Eastern and North African Affairs, Hon. Elizabeth Stong and Robert Michael, Co-Chairs
International Law, Victoria Pochtar, Chair


 


Where
New York City Bar Association 42 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036

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