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“All Citizens are Equal before Law and are Entitled to Equal Protection of Law”-Article 27 of the Constitution of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

Issue No: 219
May 21, 2011

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Judgment Review
Reviewing The Views
Your Advocate
Law Event
Rights Corner
Law Lexicon
Legal Maxim
Law Week

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Law Lexicon

Judiciary - The branch of government invested with judicial power to interpret and apply the law; the court system; the body of judges; then bench.


Jurat - Certificate of person and officer before whom a writing is sworn to.


Jurisdiction - The power or authority of a court to hear and try a case; the geographic area in which a court has power or the types of cases it has power to hear.


Jurisprudence - The study of law and the structure of the legal system.


Jury - A certain number of men and women selected according to law and sworn to try a question of fact or indict a person for public offense.


Justiciable - Issues and claims capable of being properly examined in court.


Kidnapping - The unlawful and carrying away of a human being by force and against hiswill.


Knowingly - With knowledge, willfully or intentionally with respect to a material element of an offense.

Source: Jurist International.


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