The PJA library was established in July, 2009 keeping in view the curricula and the increasing requirements of the trainees/participants. It provides access to numerous online services. It facilitates legal research for PJA academics, permanet and visiting faculty, trainees and law researchers by integrating access to print and online sources.

The library adds appropriate new titles and updates regularly the collection with latest resource material. Its comprehensive collection assists teaching and learning by both the faculty and the trainees. The library is managed by qualified and experienced professionals, all dedicated towards providing high quality innovative services.

Library Collection

The PJA library has books of Pakistani authors as well as foreign authors of common law systems such as United Kingdom (U.K.), United State of America (U.S.A.), Australia, Canada, India etc.The subjects include, inter alia, the following:
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  • Banking Laws
  • Civil Laws
  • Consumer Protection Laws
  • Corporate Laws
  • Cyber Laws
  • Environmental Law
  • International Law (Public & Private)
  • Islamic Banking
  • Islamic Jurisprudence
  • Judgment Writing
  • Labour Laws
  • Law of Deeds and Conveyancing
  • Law of Trusts
  • Media and Mass Communication Laws
  • Muhammadan Law
  • Negotiable Instruments Act
  • The Law of Evidence
  • Arbitration and Conciliation Act
  • Business and Commercial Laws
  • Constitutional Law
  • Company Laws
  • Constitutions of Various Countries
  • Contract Act
  • Criminal Laws
  • Electronic Crimes
  • Forensic Science
  • Interpretation of Statutes
  • Islamic Interpretation
  • Islamic Laws
  • Jurisprudence
  • Land Laws
  • Law Of Limitation
  • Law of Writs
  • Money Laundering Laws
  • Muslim Personal Laws
  • Specific Performance Act

A significant number of current reference sources are available on reference shelves which include dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, directories, yearbooks, atlases and bibliographies etc. The library also maintains press clippings from The News International, Dawn, The Nation, Nawa-i-Waqt and Daily Jang and subscribes to following law journals:

  • Pakistan Legal Decision (P.L.D.)
  • Civil Law Cases (C.L.C.)
  • National Law Reports (N.L.R.)
  • Criminal Law Journal (Cr.L.J.)
  • Yearly Law Reports (Y.L.R.)
  • Pakistan Supreme Court Cases(P.S.C.)
  • All India Law Reports (A.I.R.)
  • Supreme Court Monthly Review (S.C.M.R.)
  • Monthly Law Reports (M.L.D.)
  • Pakistan Law Journal (P.L.J.)
  • Key Law Reports (K.L.R.)
  • Pakistan Criminal Law Journal (P.Cr.L.J.)
  • Peshawar Law Reports (P.L.R.)
  • Annual Supreme Court Digest (A.S.C.D)