As a student of Law for over half a Century, I have attempted papers, made them and marked my own, the difficult questions relate to the separation of "A Court of Law" and "The Court of Justice", in essence differentiating between the Legalization and Legitimization of a Law.
- Justice (R) Mohammad Bashir Jehangiri -
Former Chief Justice of Pakistan
- July 2009 -
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Mr. Justice (R) Mohammad Bashir Jehangiri was born on February 1st, 1937 in Mansehra, Hazara, KPK. His father, Mr. Muhammad Muzaffar Khan Jehangiri, served as an educationist and later retired as a Head Master (Principal) of Govt. High School in Mansehra, Hazara, KPK. Mr. Jehangiri received his early education in his native town Mansehra. Later, he moved and matriculated from M. L. High School, Lahore, Punjab in 1953. He obtained third position in F.A. and graduated with honors (First Class First) from Abbottabad, in 1958 and 1960. He did his L.L.B from University Law College Peshawar in 1962 and joined the N.W.F.P Provincial Bar in February 1963.After qualifying the West Pakistan P.C.S. (Judicial) Branch Exam., he was appointed as Civil Judge on March 7th, 1966.
He attended the World Law Conference, held in Argentina in 1993.
His Lordship was elevated as a Judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan in 1995. The Hon’ble Judge represented Pakistan at the Chief Justices’ Conference and Law Asia Annual Meeting held in Manila, Philippines in August 1997.
Work and Retirement
Mr. Justice Mohammad Bashir Jehangiri retired as the Chief Justice of Pakistan in February 2002. Upon retirement, he moved to his native village Mansehra, KPK, Pakistan to his ancestral home and stayed there for the following ten years. He dedicated his time to multiple Social Welfare programs, provided consulting in numerous roles of his profession including "Access to Justice Program" and others. Later, due to his deteriorating health conditions, he moved to Islamabad to be close to his medical professionals and spent the last seven years in his house in Islamabad.