Rashna Imam

Barrister Rashna Imam, an Oxford scholar, is an advocate of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh and the Managing Partner of Akhtar Imam & Associates.

Governmental inertia in ensuring emergency medical services

Not a day passes by in Bangladesh without news of death due to a horrible road crash.

3y ago

Making Corporate Social Responsibility mandatory

Government funding cannot alone contain the fallout, economic and otherwise, from the pandemic. Private sector contribution is imperative towards

4y ago

At war with no ammo: Constitutional rights of healthcare workers

We need our health-care workers more than ever before, but that does not give us the right to make inhumane demands of them that may be tantamount to human rights violations.

4y ago

The urgent need to save lives

The year 2017 saw a sharp rise in road fatalities in Bangladesh. At least 2,297 people were killed and 5,480 injured in road accidents in the first half of the year, according to the National Committee to Protect Shipping, Roads and Railways, an organisation campaigning for safety in the transportation sector.

6y ago

Judicial supersession

The judiciary must keep pace with changing times and reflect popular will if it is to become an effective and viable instrument of change.

13y ago

Contempt of court: Relic from our colonial past?

Therefore, while the summary power of the courts in cases of contempt constitutes a real public necessity, it is a weapon to be used sparingly and with reference to the interests of the administration of justice. It should not be resorted to wherever a less arbitrary remedy is available.

13y ago
November 15, 2020
November 15, 2020

Governmental inertia in ensuring emergency medical services

Not a day passes by in Bangladesh without news of death due to a horrible road crash.

May 15, 2020
May 15, 2020

Making Corporate Social Responsibility mandatory

Government funding cannot alone contain the fallout, economic and otherwise, from the pandemic. Private sector contribution is imperative towards

April 18, 2020
April 18, 2020

At war with no ammo: Constitutional rights of healthcare workers

We need our health-care workers more than ever before, but that does not give us the right to make inhumane demands of them that may be tantamount to human rights violations.

March 27, 2018
March 27, 2018

The urgent need to save lives

The year 2017 saw a sharp rise in road fatalities in Bangladesh. At least 2,297 people were killed and 5,480 injured in road accidents in the first half of the year, according to the National Committee to Protect Shipping, Roads and Railways, an organisation campaigning for safety in the transportation sector.

October 6, 2010
October 6, 2010

Judicial supersession

The judiciary must keep pace with changing times and reflect popular will if it is to become an effective and viable instrument of change.

August 29, 2010
August 29, 2010

Contempt of court: Relic from our colonial past?

Therefore, while the summary power of the courts in cases of contempt constitutes a real public necessity, it is a weapon to be used sparingly and with reference to the interests of the administration of justice. It should not be resorted to wherever a less arbitrary remedy is available.

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