Robert Amsterdam: The PF's Attack on Rule of Law

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Oscar Benavides, a Peruvian president from the 1930s, once famously quipped, “For my friends, anything; for my enemies, the law.” Benavides’ comment is probably the illustrative example of how political leaders of the past sometimes regarded the law not as a principle or the cornerstone of the social contract, but rather

SCOTT DEFENDS PF COMPANY

CONTROVESY over the ownership of the Patriotic Front (PF) Company has taken a new twist with Vice president Dr Guy Scott saying there was nothing sinister about having President Michael Sata as one of the directors while PF national chairperson Inonge Wina expressed ignorance on the directors and ownership of

PF lawyers in payment quandary

Billions of Kwacha owed to most lawyers and associates handling the over 80 Patriotic Front (PF) election petitions may not be paid. A veteran lawyer has disclosed that lawyers, not law firms, were recruited to handle the petitions which were commenced as a matter of policy by the Patriotic Front Secretariat

By Election Corruption

The excessively extravagant game of chance run by the Patriotic Front in the form of corrupt by elections is a matter that the National Assembly must consider very seriously. Already lawyers representing the Patriotic Front are facing problems in claiming their dues from the party, but it is clear that the