Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Pakistan's military courts -- yet another aspect

Here's another aspect of Pakistan's military courts that readers from other legal systems will find startling. According to this report, a capital case involving a civilian who was tried for murder by a military court under the country's 2015 21st Amendment (due to expire in January)* may be settled by a compromise with the victim's heirs. The matter has been sent to the Judge Advocate General Branch for confirmation.

* We'll see.

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