Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema

Punjab University - Law College

Assistant Professor

University Law College

University of the Punjab

Lahore, PA Punjab 54000

Pakistan

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Shia and Sunni Laws of Inheritance: A Comparative Analysis

Pakistan Journal of Islamic Research Vol 10, 2012
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 02 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2017
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
Punjab University - Law College
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Inheritance; Shia Law; Sunni Law; Islamic Law; Pakistan; Legal Heirs; Islamic Legal Tratdition

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Revisiting Abdul Kadir v Salima: Locus Classicus on Civil Nature of Marriage?

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2018
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
Punjab University - Law College
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Muslim Marriage; Civil Contract; Prompt Dower; Restitution of Conjugal Rights; Pakistan; British India

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Dying Declarations in Pakistan and India: A Case Law Study of their Evidentiary Value

Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences (PJSS) Vol. 33, No. 1 (2013) pp. 97-108
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2017
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema and Samee Uzair Khan
Punjab University - Law College and University of the Punjab (PU)
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Dying Declaration; Evidentiary Value; Corroboration; Law of Evidence; Qanoon-i-Shahadat Order; India; Pakistan; Case Law Study; Supreme Court; High Court

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DNA Evidence in Pakistani Courts: An Analysis

LUMS Law Journal
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 09 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2017
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
Punjab University - Law College
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DNA; Legitimacy; Paternity; Sexual offence; Pakistan; Case Law; Islamic Law; Law of Evidence; Qanoon-i-Shahadat Order; Presumption

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Mulla's Principles of Mahomedan Law in Pakistani Courts: Undoing/Unraveling the Colonial Enterprise?

LUMS Law Journal Volume 4
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2018
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
Punjab University - Law College
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DF Mulla; Islamic Family Law; Courts; Pakistan; British India; Colonialism

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Dying Declaration and its Corroboration in Pakistan and India: An Analytical Study of Case Law

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2017
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema and Samee Uzair Khan
Punjab University - Law College and University of the Punjab (PU)
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Dying Declaration; Corroboration; Law of Evidence; Qanoon-i-Shahadat Order; India; Pakistan; Supreme Court; High Court; Case Law Study

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Protection of Legal Status of Women in Pakistan: An Analysis of the Role of Supreme Court

International Journal of Physical and Social Sciences, Vol. 4, Issue 4, 2014
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2017
Zia Ranjah and Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
International Islamic University, Islamabad and Punjab University - Law College
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Women's Rights; Women's Status; Gender Equality; Islamization of Laws; Supreme Court; Pakistan; Islamic Law; Constitution; Hudood Laws

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Problematizing the Religious Basis of Maududi's Political Theory

Studies on Asia Series IV, Volume 3, No. 2, October 2013
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2017
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
Punjab University - Law College
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Maududi; Maudoodi; Jamaat-e-Islami; Pakistan; Islamic State; Waheed ud Din Khan; Quran and Sunnah; Islamic Political Theory; Religion and Politics

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Corroborating Evidence in Pakistan: A Mechanism to Fill Reliability Void

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2018
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
Punjab University - Law College
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Corroboration; Confession; Retracted Confession; Dying Declaration; Child Witness; Interested Witness; Law of Evidence; Qanoon-i-Shahadat Order; Pakistan; Case Law Study

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The Federal Shariat Court’s Role to Determine the Scope of ‘Injunctions of Islam’ and Its Implications

Journal of Islamic State Practices in International Law, Vol. 9, Issue. 2 (2013)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2017
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
Punjab University - Law College
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Federal Shariat Court; Islamic Law; Injunctions of Islam; Constitution of Pakistan; Sharia Court; Original Jurisdiction

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Decoy Witness's Evidence in Pakistan: An Ethical and Legal Conundrum

International Journal of Physical and Social Sciences, Vol. 4, Issue 4, 2014
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2017
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
Punjab University - Law College
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Decoy Witness; Accomplice; Spy; Law of Evidence; Qanoon-i-Shahadat Order; Corroboration; Courts; Case Law; Pakistan

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Non-Repugnancy Decisions of the Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan: An Analysis of Politico-legal Ramifications

LUMS Law Journal (7) 2020.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2020
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
Punjab University - Law College
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Federal Shariat Court; Shariat Court; Pakistan; Islamic Law; Islamic Constitutionalism

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Islamization of Restitution of Conjugal Rights by Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan: A Critique

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Feb 2019
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
Punjab University - Law College
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Restitution of conjugal rights; British India; Islamic Family Law; Islamization; Federal Shariat Court; Pakistan

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Federal Shariat Court as a Vehicle of Progressive Trends in Islamic Scholarship in Pakistan

Al-Adwa January-June 2013
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2017
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
Punjab University - Law College
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Federal Shariat Court; Islamic Scholarship; Sharia Court; Pakistan; Judicial System; Quran and Sunnah; Judgments; Constitution; Progressive Trends

15.

Fatawa in Pakistani Courts: An Appraisal

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2017
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
Punjab University - Law College
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Fatawa; Fatwa; Islamic Law; Pakistan's Legal System; Judicial System; Law in Practice; Judicial Decision; Social Dynamics; Expert Opinion

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Genealogical Analysis of Islamic Law Books Relied on in the Courts of Pakistan

Al-Adwa December 2013
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 05 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2017
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema and Samee Uzair Khan
Punjab University - Law College and University of the Punjab (PU)
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Islamic Law; British India; Judicial System; Pakistan; Supreme Court; High Court; Personal Law; Colonial India; Indian Subcontinent

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Tagore Law Lecturer's Contribution to Islamic Legal Scholarship in British India

Al-Qalam December 2013
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2017
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
Punjab University - Law College
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Islamic Legal Scholarship; Legal History; British India; Colonial India; Tagore Law Lecture; Calcutta University; Pakistani Legal System

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Contribution of the Lahore High Court in the Development of Islamic Family Law in Pakistan

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Oct 2017
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema and Zubair Abbasi
Punjab University - Law College and Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)
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Lahore High Court; Islamic Family Law; Pakistan; Marriage; Dower; Divorce

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Socially Abhorrent But Legally Acceptable: A Study of Alleged Conversions of Sunnis and Shias in Cases of Inheritance in Pakistan

South Asian Studies, A Research Journal of South Asian Studies, Vol. 29, No. 1, January -July 2014, pp. 281-291
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 31 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2017
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
Punjab University - Law College
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Sunni Law; Shia Law; Inheritance; Pakistani Courts; Islamic Law; Law in Practice; Judicial Decisions; Social Dynamics

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An Unlikely Champion of Women’s Rights under Muslim Personal Law: Mawdudi on Anglo-Muhammadan Law

Journal of Islamic Thought and Civilization (Fall 2019)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2019
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
Punjab University - Law College
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Mawdudi; Maududi; Islamic Personal Law; Muslim Personal Law; Huquq al-Zawjayn; British Raj; British India; Anglo-Muhammadan Law; Islamic Law; Pakistan; Quran; Sunnah

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An Analysis of Women's Contribution to the Gender Discourse of Jamaat-I-Islami of Pakistan

Wagadu, Volume 11, 2013
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2017
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
Punjab University - Law College
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Maududi; Maudoodi; Jamaat-e-Islami; Pakistan; Gender Discourse; Gender Equality; Women's Contribution; Religion and Women

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An Analysis of the Application of Traditional Islamic Law of Inheritance in Pakistani Courts

Al-Qalam, Vol. 17, Issue 2 (December 2012), pp. 106-120
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2017
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
Punjab University - Law College
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Inheritance Law; Sunni; Shia; Islamic law; Muslim Family Laws Ordinance, Pakistan; Supreme Court; High Court

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The Significance of Socio-Political Context in Shaping the Authenticity of Jamaat-I-Islami's Gender Discourse

Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies Vol. 5, No. 2 (2013)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2017
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
Punjab University - Law College
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Muslim Family Laws Ordinance; Hudood Ordinances; Protection of Women Act; Gender Discourse; Gender Equality; Women's Rights; Jamaat-i-Islami Pakistan; Quran and Sunnah

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Indigenization of Restitution of Conjugal Rights in Pakistan: A Plea for its Abolition

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Sep 2018
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
Punjab University - Law College
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Restitution of Conjugal Rights; British India; Pakistan; Islamic Family Law; Muslim Personal Law

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The Concept of Qawama: A Study of Interpretive Tensions

Hawwa Journal of Women of the Middle East and the Islamic World 11 (2013) 1–17
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2017
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
Punjab University - Law College
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Qawama; Women's Right; Women's Status; Gender Equality; Islamic Law; Quran and Sunnah; Interpretation of Text; Human Agency

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Inheritance of Full Sister/s with Consanguine Brother/s in Pakistan: A Critical Analysis of Saadullah v Gulbanda

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2020
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
Punjab University - Law College
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Islamic Law of Inheritance, Sharers, Residuaries, Full Sister, Consanguine Brother, Supreme Court of Pakistan

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Distribution of Inheritance under Islamic Law: An Appraisal of Online Inheritance Calculators

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Oct 2020
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
Punjab University - Law College
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Islamic Inheritance Law; Islamic Law of Inheritance; Legal Heirs; Online Calculators; Inheritance Calculation; Sharers; Residuaries

Other Papers (2)

Total Downloads: 114
1.

Silent Voices, Untold Stories: Women Domestic Workers in Pakistan and Their Struggle for Empowerment (Book Review)

Studies on Asia Series V, Vol. 1, No. 1 (Spring 2016)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 24 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 22 May 2020
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
Punjab University - Law College
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women; domestic workers; labour laws; Pakistan

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Book Review 'Gender Justice in Islamic Law: Homicide and Bodily Injuries’ by Musa Usman Abubakar

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 22 May 2020
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
Punjab University - Law College
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Gender Justice; Women Rights; Islamic Law; Human Rights; Pakistan; Nigeria