Appellate Division

4 judges, 16,000 cases

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court has been facing an acute shortage of judges as no new judges have been appointed to the court for more than two years despite the retirement, resignation...

March 9, 2016
March 9, 2016

Death penalty of JMB man commuted

Supreme Court commutes the death sentence of a member of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to jail until death for the bomb attack on Sylhet judge in 2005.

March 6, 2016
March 6, 2016

Qamrul for rehearing of appeal

The appeal in Mir Quasem Ali's case should be reheard by a reconstituted Appellate Division bench of the Supreme Court, keeping the

February 24, 2016
February 24, 2016

War crimes: Mir Quasem’s appeal verdict Mar 8

Supreme Court concludes hearing and sets March 8 for delivering verdict on appeal filed by convicted war criminal and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem challenging his death penalty. Prosecution...

February 18, 2016
February 18, 2016

Order on Fakhrul's bail plea Feb 22

The Supreme Court fixes February 22 for passing orders on petitions filed by BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir for extending his bail in three separate arson and vandalism...

February 9, 2016
February 9, 2016

Justice Manik submits 65 judgments, orders

Justice AHM Shamsuddin Choudhury Manik, a former judge of the Appellate Division, yesterday submitted 65 judgments and orders written after his retirement, along with the relevant case files to the...

February 8, 2016
February 8, 2016

3 Appellate Division judges take oath

Three judges, latest additions in the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, have taken oath this morning at the apex court premises.

February 7, 2016
February 7, 2016

3 HC judges appointed to Appellate Division

Three High Court judges are appointed to the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court. The judges -- Justice Mirza Hossain Haider, Justice Md Nizamul Huq and Justice Md Bazlur Rahman -- will be...

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

Govt to appoint 3 judges to Appellate Division

The government takes an initiative to promote three High Court judges to the Appellate Division, as the apex court has a shortage of judges for more than two years.

December 25, 2015
December 25, 2015

Judges to be appointed in a month

The government may take an initiative to promote some High Court judges to the Appellate Division in a month, as the apex court has been going through a shortage of judges for more than two years.

November 23, 2015
November 23, 2015

Torture on woman: SC upholds stay on shifting case to military court

Supreme Court upholds High Court order that stayed a move to transfer a case filed against an army officer allegedly for torturing his wife to a military court from a special tribunal.