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Code prepared for collection of DNA evidence (ht 21/06/2017)

Customary Institutions: Challenge To Legal Centralism, by Mukti Rijal (rn 06/04/2017)

Former CJ Shrestha elected ICJ commissioner (kp 10/01/2017)

Writ petition demands amendment in pardoning inmates (rep 06/12/2016)

Nepal ranks 97th in property rights index (ht 15/08/2016)

Outgoing AG hopes his ‘good initiative’ will get continuity, by Dewan Rai (kp 04/08/2016), Raman Shrestha recommended as AG (kp 06/08/2016)

Legal Pluralism Key To Justice And Harmony, by Mukti Rijal (rn 21/07/2016)

Right to a fair trial: No compromise, by Roshan Kumar Jha (ht 25/05/2016)

Rethinking law: The bureaucratic process of justice delivery is rather cumbersome as one is made to run from pillar to post, by Pranab Kharel and Gaurab KC (rep 17/05/2016)

KSL to represent Nepal in int’l moot court competition (ht 19/02/2016)

Do more homework: The proposed increases in jail term and other provisions have been made to make the criminal justice system in the country more effective (ht 02/02/2016)

No drastic 'reform' in judiciary in new constitution, by Nabin Khatiwada (rep 17/09/2015)

Nepal slips in rule of law rankings (ht 05/06/2015)

A legislative emergency: Following the recent acid attack in Basantapur, stronger and more specific legislation is needed, by Binayak Basnyat and Bikalpa Raj Bhandari (kp 20/03/2015)

Free legal aid service eludes poor and needy, by Tularam Pandey (kp 14/11/2014)

No progress in legal reforms front, say officials, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 05/11/2014)

Hire lawyers in labour receiving nations, govt told (kp 23/10/2014)

Thin line: Lawyers were made to appear like they were facilitating money laundering activities of the clients they were bound to "protect", by Sapana Pradhan Malla (rep 16/10/2014)

Cyber democracy: Decision on the Abdul Rahman case has set a precedent protecting freedom of speech on the internet, by Pratyush Nath Upreti (kp 24/08/2014)

Whither consumer rights? Forget commoners - even lawmaker feels cheated in this country; But how aware are we about our rights?, by Arjun Poudel (rep 18/08/2014)

When seeking redress, migrants prefer violence: Trust in justice system is very low, by Weena Pun (kp 25/06/2014)

New mediation system (ht 14/04/2014), Act legalises community mediation, by Pranab Kharel (kp 16/04/2014), Conflict resolution: Community mediation is positive but will need monitoring and regulation (kp 17/04/2014)

Of two passports: A strategic way to allow dual citizenship must take loyalty and geopolitical concerns into account, by Seema Pandey (kp 13/04/2014)

Fix it: The handling of the case of Purna Man exposes the inadequacy, obsoleteness and over-simplicity of the homicide law in Nepal, by Srijana Regmi (rep 03/03/2014)

Under the ban hammer: Most seem to agree that extreme forms of pornography and violence must be censored online, by Gopal Singh Sijapati (kp 02/03/2014)

Raise the bar: Bar Council is overlooking legal provisions and allowing one-year post-graduate degree holders to take licencing tests, by Semanta Dahal (kp 28/01/2014)

Grey area: The current legal provisions in Nepal are not sufficient to cover judgments in foreign courts, by Srijana Regmi (rep 27/01/2014)

Call to protect intellectual property rights (rep 11/12/2013)

Miles to go: Effective judicial system must compliment easier ways to report VAW (kp 02/10/2013)

Spirited debate and institutional reform: To reinvigorate justice system, by Gyan Basnet (04/07/2013)

"Law plays a pivotal role in the development process of Nepal", interview with Rajendra Kishore Kshatri, secretary at the Nepal Law Commission (sp 10/05/2013)

Reforms in legal education: Lacking attraction, by Namrata Dhungana (ht 22/03/2013)

Big words, little progress: The entire legal system is being slowly discredited in the eyes of the general public, by Manish Gyawali (kp 28/12/2012)

Kitab Khana translation halt costs people dear (kp 13/07/2012)

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