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A Call for Reform
Law & Our Rights

A Call for Reform

The primary statute governing arbitrations in Bangladesh is the Arbitration Act 2001 (the AA 2001), which was drafted on the basis of

Understanding Environmental Law
Law & Our Rights

Understanding Environmental Law

Environmental law, one of the dynamic realms of international law, is deemed as the most fascinating area of research and analysis for

  • Supporting farmers in the north-east

    Flash flood of the north-east was the prime news published in The Daily Star on 14 March 2017. Front-page news titled 'Havoc in

  • Legal framework for Samaritans

    On 30 March 2016, the Supreme Court of India presided over by the Hon'ble Justice V. Gopala Gowda and Hon'ble Justice Arun Mishra

  • Draft Rules on the Child Marriage Restraint Act 2016

    Under the delusional conception of decreasing child marriages with the aid of the controversial 'exceptional clause', draft Rules have

  • Biopic and new film policy

    Film is often defined as a form of language. It is a form of language which is an essence of inspiration to some and to some it is a

  • Standing by the unheard

    Family, companion and sometimes shadow, these are the various positions that these four legged furry animals hold in our hearts.

  • Seminar on law making process

    Organised by Bangladesh Law Digest (BDLD), a seminar on 'Law Making Process of Bangladesh' was held on 4 April 2017 at the

  • The ghost of ‘special circumstance’ provision

    Recently on 27 February 2017, the National Parliament of Bangladesh has newly enacted the Child Marriage Restraint Act 2017 repealing the Child Marriage Restraint Act of 1929.

  • LIABILITY FOR CORPORATE CRIMES

    In recent years, the liability for crimes committed by companies has been a matter of intense scrutiny in many

  • Methods of demerger

    Demerger is a form of corporate restructuring in which an entity's business operations are divided into one or more

  • Remembering the Rwanda Genocide

    Recognising the importance of combating impunity for all violations that constitute the crime of genocide, the

  • Discipline of Judges in the grab of the Executive

    The independence of the Judiciary is one of the basic structures of our Constitution. The development of democratic

  • URGE TO RATIFY THE CONVENTION ON CYBERCRIME

    A 2013 report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and McAfee surveyed various implications of cybercrimes on

  • Bringing discipline in road transport sector

    There was a timely piece on bus fare published in The Daily Star on 12 March 2017 titled, “Bus fare not fair”. The piece rightly

  • Jessup journey: The beginning

    When a dream can be lived, anything seems to be pacifying. If it is for a moot loving law student, only Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition (JESSUP) thrives golden dream.

  • Lecture on ‘The Role of International Law in Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals’

    Department of Law, University of Dhaka organised a lecture on ‘The Role of International Law in Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals’ on 29 March 2017 in the Seminar Hall, Nabab Nawab Ali Choudhury Senate Bhaban, University of Dhaka.

  • Towards independence

    Theme of the 2017 World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) is “Toward Autonomy and Self-Determination”. The theme is line with the spirit of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) which recognises the right of persons with disabilities to independence of person and to individual autonomy (article 3).

  • Trial of international crimes: Strategic change is due

    The International Crimes (Tribunals) Act, 1973 was enacted to provide for the detention, prosecution and

  • The emergence of Bangladesh

    From a legal point of view, the Independence Day of Bangladesh has a connection with the Proclamation of

  • Redress against domestic violence

    Few days ago, I came across this video in Facebook where a middle-aged man hits his wife repeatedly on a train. It

  • Trial of international crimes: Strategic change is due

    The International Crimes (Tribunals) Act, 1973 was enacted to provide for the detention, prosecution and punishment of persons responsible for committing genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and other crimes recognised under international law.

  • The emergence of Bangladesh

    From a legal point of view, the Independence Day of Bangladesh has a connection with the Proclamation of Independence of 1971...

  • Freedom of expression in social media

    We often articulate that technology has made the world smaller, but the social media has made the globe even smaller.

  • Redress against domestic violence

    Few days ago, I came across this video in Facebook where a middle-aged man hits his wife repeatedly on a train.

  • Article 7B and constitutional stalemate

    There are better alternatives than Article 7B in order to safeguard the Constitution from unconstitutional intrusions. Instead of

  • The admissibility of e-mail as evidence

    Rapid modernisation and industrialisation have made the world dependent on new and modern technologies. The economic transactions have become paperless and documentations are now preferred to be digitised.

  • People's Tribunal on Myanmar crimes

    Permanent People's Tribunal (hereinafter “PPT”) has been working since June 24, 1979. Since its establishment, the PPT has held 42

  • Why patient is not a consumer?

    A consumer is a person who either purchases or agrees to purchase products or services by payment of price.

  • Resettling Rohingyas and international law

    The 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees are two major international instruments under international refugee law.

  • Filing complaint by consumers

    According to section 2(3) of the Consumer Rights Protection Act 2009, the following persons can file a complaint to the Directorate of

  • Be bold for change

    When I was asked to write on the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day I was excited and also quite frankly, stumped! While I pondered on the theme of #BeBoldForChange personas like Jahanara Imam, Sufia Kamal, Maya Angelou, Sandra Day O’Connor, and Mother Teresa came to mind.

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