Navigation Links
Judge bans veiled lawyers in courtrooms

A senior judge of Pakistan has ordered woman lawyers not to wear veils in courtrooms, the newspaper Daily Times reported Saturday//.

"You are professionals and should be dressed as required of lawyers," Chief Justice Tariq Pervaiz Khan of the Peshawar High Court told veiled lawyer Raees Anjum, ordering the ban on veils.

"We (the judges) cannot identify veiled woman lawyers and suspect that veiled lawyers appear to seek adjournment of proceedings in other lawyers' cases," said the chief justice, who added that he could barely hear the pleas by lawyer Anjum made from behind her veil.

She later told the newspaper: "I was embarrassed when the chief justice asked me not to wear veil in courtrooms. I feel more confident in my hijab (veil)."

Anjum, who described herself as "a progressive Muslim woman...living and working in this conservative society". "Hijab reflects a woman's modesty," she added.

Anjum said several female judges in the conservative North-West Frontier Province, where the Peshawar High Court administers justice, hold their courts in the veil. And woman legislators of the Islamic alliance that rules the province wear the veil without exception, she pointed out.

She told the Daily Times that the judiciary in the province held differing views on the issue.

A trend towards adopting Islamic symbolism has been in evidence in Pakistan since the US-backed military efforts to drive out the Soviet Union from Afghanistan in the 1980s.

Source-IANS
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Websites Are Judged In Less Than A Second
2. Judge Reserves Judgment In Cancer Drug Case
3. Patient’s Individual Cardiologist Best Judge For Deciding Appropriate Treatment In Chronic Coronary Artery Diseas
4. Pigeon Feathers to Judge Pollution Levels
5. Canine Painkiller unveiled by Novartis
6. Skin cancers secrets unveiled
7. New Health Insurance Scheme for Diabetics Unveiled
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Judge bans veiled lawyers courtrooms

(Date:5/6/2015)... Los Angeles (PRWEB) May 06, 2015 ... WaterAid, the #1 ranked international water, sanitation and hygiene ... work for communities across the world and it brings ... Lindsey Carnett, CEO of Marketing Maven. “The ongoing relationship ... the opportunities available for people to learn about and ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... Texas (PRWEB) May 06, 2015 vcfo, ... finance, HR, IT and operational support to optimize business ... Consulting CFOs, Jack Lynch and Michael Scheaffer. Both Lynch ... finance and leadership experience. , “We are delighted ... Ellen Wood, vcfo CEO. “Leveraging their background in financial ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... Follow us on LinkedIn – ... the rising consumer awareness over the importance of hand ... washing is becoming a part of personal hygiene practices ... Periodic outbreak of Avian flu, Swine flu, and SARS, ... (EVD) epidemic in West Africa are mega force ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... In March, Dr. Rami K. Batniji had ... As Europe’s most exclusive rhinoplasty conference, the attendees include some ... was hand chosen to speak by the President of the ... Palma. , The Milano Masterclass is held every ... diverse, multi-national faculty; each considered a rhinoplasty expert in their ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... 2015 The 2015 STEMtech conference exhibition ... Partner booth selection . Don’t miss this opportunity ... college and university decision-makers from around the country. , ... at the Arizona Grand in Phoenix. This beautiful all-suite ... the doorstep of the South Mountain Preserve. The Phoenix ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Marketing Maven Expands Partnership with the #1 Ranked International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Nonprofit 2Health News:Marketing Maven Expands Partnership with the #1 Ranked International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Nonprofit 3Health News:vcfo Adds Two Senior Executives to Growing Team 2Health News:Growing Apprehension Amid Disease Outbreaks Drives Global Sales of Hand Sanitizers, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 2Health News:Growing Apprehension Amid Disease Outbreaks Drives Global Sales of Hand Sanitizers, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 3Health News:Growing Apprehension Amid Disease Outbreaks Drives Global Sales of Hand Sanitizers, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 4Health News:California Surgeon Speaks at International Rhinoplasty Conference 2Health News:STEMtech Conference Exhibitors Gain Access to Community College and University Representatives From Across the U.S. 2
... major child birth charity has urged midwives and hospitals in ... According to the charity, labour and birth in water offers ... with an uncomplicated pregnancy at term. Past research has also ... control and relaxed, resulting in less painful contractions, less stress// ...
... led by Glenn Dranoff, MD,have reported in the February ... made from patients' own tumors are safe and future ... deadly cancers. Researchers claim that the tumors grow out ... system attacks -- ignore them. In the new study ...
... DCM is a condition which occurs when the heart becomes ... blood efficiently. The condition affects 35 in every 100,000 people. ... study published in the journal Science that a defect in ... key role in regulating the flow of calcium through the ...
... New England Journal of Medicine has challenged the American ... (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitors and calcium channel blockers in controlling ... were mostly white. Blood pressure reduction was the same ... took an ACE inhibitor. The incidence of stroke was ...
... the British Medical Journal has reported that women who had ... later in life than those who had not. 129,290 women, ... years 1981-85, were identified as eligible for the study. Nearly ... 1981 to 1999, the researchers used hospital discharge and death ...
... our cells, which could lead to cancer. However, researchers ... mechanism in the body, which both repairs the damage ... molecule called MDC1, which initiates this protection mechanism, was ... Developmental// Biology, Cambridge. MDC1 is believed to play a ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New lung cancer vaccine on the anvil 2Health News:Miscarriage during pregnancy and heart disease linked 2
(Date:5/6/2015)... /PRNewswire/--  Apexigen, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company ... of cancer and other life-threatening diseases, announced today it ... at the Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum taking place ... in La Jolla, California . The ... and foundations develop and implement their individual pro-social impact ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) ... and device innovation center in Cambridge, Massachusetts ... attract top scientists and bioengineers, as well as enhance ... Lilly Cambridge Innovation Center, a makerspace located in Kendall ... to explore how emerging technologies and connectivity can advance ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... GERMANTOWN, Md. , May 6, 2015 ... neural stem cell technology to develop small molecule and ... the appointment of Jonathan Lloyd Jones to ... th . Mr. Lloyd Jones ... of corporate finance and business development experience.   Most recently, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Apexigen Selected to Present at Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum 2Apexigen Selected to Present at Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum 3Eli Lilly and Company Reveals Plan for Innovation Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts 2Eli Lilly and Company Reveals Plan for Innovation Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts 3Neuralstem Appoints Jonathan Lloyd Jones as Chief Financial Officer 2Neuralstem Appoints Jonathan Lloyd Jones as Chief Financial Officer 3Neuralstem Appoints Jonathan Lloyd Jones as Chief Financial Officer 4
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: