Nafiz Ahmed

Subordinate judiciary’s power of interpreting laws: Critiquing Terab Ali v Syed Ullah

In 2022, while dealing with the case of Terab Ali and others v Syed Ullah and others (civil petition for leave to appeal no. 3135 of 2014), the Appellant Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh (AD) made an interesting observation regarding the nature of judicial power exercised by the Subordinate Judiciary of Bangladesh.

Arresting gamers: An alarming threat to individual liberty

The recent arrest of over 100 youths in Chuadanga has shined a light on a problematic tendency of our police force

Judiciary participating in law-making An analysis on the Southern Solar Power Ltd Case

In the 2019 case, Southern Solar Power Ltd and another v Bangladesh Power Development Board and others [(2019) 2 LNJ] the High Court Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh (HCD) held, “the Constitution of Bangladesh empowers the High Court Division to declare any law to be void, this Court is competent to make observations about any law, including what ought to be in the Act.

Banning cryptocurrencies: A hurdle in the way of digitalisation?

From small barter societies to the world-wide acceptability of fiat money (mainly paper money or coin), the evolution of payment methodologies throughout human history has not been anything short of astonishing.

Law reports should be free

The principle “ignorantia juris non excusat” is embedded in almost all the major legal systems, which roughly translates to “ignorance of the law is no excuse.”

Precedents to be used to avoid the misuse of the Artha Rin Adalat Ain

The Artha Rin Adalat Ain, 2003 (Money Loan Court Act, 2003) is the primary legal instrument dealing with bank and non-bank financial institutions’ (NBFI) loan defaulters, which prescribes mechanisms for the banks and financial institutions (FIs) to get reimbursed.

Empathy: A skill we must learn

I still remember the day when the picture of three-year-old Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi lying dead on the beach surfaced on the Internet.

Who are and are not lawyers?

Reported llast year, in Bangladesh Bar Council and Ors v A.K.M. Fazlul Kamir and Ors [14 ADC (2017) 271], Chief Justice Sinha

February 22, 2018
February 22, 2018

A counterproductive step

While surfing through the sea of content on the Internet the other day, I found a series of documentaries about the poor conditions of

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