Lecture Topics

  • Constitutional History and Salient Features of 1973 Constitution
  • Maintenance of Registers, Supervision of Process Serving Agency and Copying Agency.
  • Budgeting and Knowledge of Accounts & Financial Rules (List of Topics separately attached).
  • Civil Appeals. Powers of the Appellate Court, Pauper Appeals and treatment of time barred appeals according to High Court Rules & Orders. Notice to Attorney General and Advocate General under Order 27(A) of the CPC.
  • Leading role of D&SJ.  Distribution of Judicial Work, Inspection of sub ordinate courts. Role of Criminal Justice Coordination Committee in the administration of justice.
  • a) Principles of compensation under Land Acquisition Act., b) Notices to be issued under Land Acquisition Act., c) Effect of omission to file claims for enhanced compensation in response to notice under section 9.
  • Civil Servants (Terms and Conditions of Service) Rules.,a) Disciplinary proceedings., b) Promotion, c) Remedies available
  • Withdrawal and adjustment of suits (Order XXIII, Rules 1-4) & Disposal under ADR (Section 89-A, CPC) & Disposal of suit through Referee.
  • i. Frustration of a contract and restitution under the Contract Act., ii. Reversal of a decree and restitution under CPC., iii. Void and voidable contracts.
  • i)Execution of decree for moveable + immoveable properties, Certificate of payment to the decree holder out of court certification.ii) Reference to High Court.
  • Civil Suits under Order XXXVII CPC and Banking Laws.
  • Judgment Writing in civil cases + How to run a District effectively.
  • Arbitration
  • Power to issue directions in the nature of habeas corpus, forfeiture of bonds, disposal of case property, Powers of Justice of Peace.
  • Law of Inheritance under Sunni & Shia Laws and History of Shariat Application Acts.
  • i) The Civil Courts and their Jurisdiction, ii) Stages of Objection + An Overview of Civil Courts Ordinance, 1962
  • Registration of documents. Effect of non-registration operation of registered documents and documents not requiring registration.
  • Arrest escape and retaking of an accused, process to compel appearance & process to compel production of documents and other moveable properties.
  • a) Trial of juvenile offenders, lunatics and females., b) Trial of state cases and complaint case., c) Essentials of pre-arrest + post arest bail., d) Cancellation of bail.
  • Court and Case Management + Court Inspection
  • a) Essential of pleadings, b) Effect of variation of pleadings and proof., c) Legal and Equitable Set Off.
  • Defamation – What constitutes?, a) Defences., b) Measure and Quantum of Damages.
  • Sessions Judges as Role Model.
  • Responsibility and Liabilities under the Consumer Protection Act and the remedies available to a consumer.
  • Imposition of fine and consequences of non-payment of fine, nature of imprisonment in default of payment of fine, recovery of fines, effect of section of 35 of the Cr.PC.  
  • a) Suits by or against the Govt. firms and Corporations , b) Trial of Suits involving Minor and Insane persons.
  • a) Scrutiny of Sessions/Hudood cases at preliminary stage, b) Trial of state and complaint case., c) Retracted Judicial Confession.
  • Intellectual Property Laws (Cases frequently coming before courts).
  • General Clauses Act., a) Definitions., b) Effect of Repeal., c) Repeal of Act making textual amendment., d) Commencement and termination of time., e) Substitution of functionaries. , f) Power to make includes power to vary, amend, rescind etc., g) Continuation of orders issued under enactment repealed or reenacted. , h) Application of the Act to the Ordinance.
  • a) Trial of Murder and Hudood cases and appropriate sentences., b) Criminal Appeals and Revisions., c) Framing and amendment of charge., d) Recording of statement under section 340(2) and 342 Cr.PC
  • a) Appreciation of Evidence b) Vicarious liability., c) Right of private defence and the extent to which it extends., d) Writing of judgment in Criminal Cases.
  • Irregularities which vitiate and which do not vitiate the proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure.
  • a) Prospective and Retrospective Statutes., b) Mandatory and Directory Statutes., c) Subordinate Legislation., d) Construction of Penal Statutes.
  • Offences and penalties under Custom Laws.
  • The Stamp Act: , a) Liability to pay duty (S. 3 to 6, 7 & 9), b) Cancellation of Stamps (S. 12), c) Manner of writing instrument (S. 13 to 15), d) Valuation of duty (S. 20 to 28)., e) Duty by whom payable (S. 29 & 30)., f) Impounding of documents not properly stamped, how to be dealt with, proper stamping of documents. Admission of improperly stamped instruments.,
  • Estopple including Feeding of the Estopple (Articles 114-116 Quanun-e-Shahadat Order, 1984) - Burden of Proof (Articles 117-129 Quanun-e-Shahadat Order).
  • Salient Features of Cyber Laws.
  • a) Salient Features of Mental Health Ordinance., b) Trial of suits involving minor and persons of un-sound mind. , c) Salient Features of Oaths Act.
  • a) Relevancy and Admissibility of Evidence., b) Expert Evidence., c) Standard of Evidence regarding relationship., d) Relevancy of previous judgment.
  • Offences and penalties under Control of Narcotics Substances Act. and special powers of the court.
  • Jail Inspections and supervision of probation and parole cases.
  • Code of Conduct & Ethics
  • Etiquettes and Table Manners.
  • Medical Jurisprudence
  • Salient Features of Environmental Law