Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain

April 21, 2021
April 21, 2021

CJ forms 2 more HC benches to run judicial functions

Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain today constituted two more High Court benches to virtually hear and dispose of urgent cases during the ongoing restrictions imposed due to surge of Covid-19 pandemic.

October 14, 2020
October 14, 2020

Strong commitment of govt, judiciary can prevent human trafficking: Chief Justice

Bangladesh needs an integrated approach to develop public awareness against trafficking in persons, Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain said today.

August 10, 2020
August 10, 2020

HC to resume regular functions from Wednesday

After five months, the regular functions of the High Court Division of the Supreme Court will resume from Wednesday.

July 2, 2020
July 2, 2020

Appellate Division to continue functioning virtually this month

Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain has decided to continue the operations of the Supreme Court’s Appellate Division this month through virtual systems using information and communication technology and without physical presence, in order to contain the spread of coronavirus.

May 12, 2020
May 12, 2020

Another HC bench formed for virtual hearing

Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain constitutes another single-member bench of the High Court for holding virtual hearing and disposing of urgent cases through digital services during the ongoing closure to curb the coronavirus outbreak.

April 26, 2020
April 26, 2020

Chief Justice considering virtual hearing of urgent cases

Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain has extended the closure of all courts across the country till May 5 to contain the spread of coronavirus.

April 22, 2020
April 22, 2020

Chief Justice to hold meeting with SC judges on judicial function tomorrow

Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain will hold a meeting with Supreme Court judges tomorrow to decide about the judiciary as its functions remain halted since March 26 due to ongoing coronavirus outbreak.

January 13, 2020
January 13, 2020

CJ for updating century-old Evidence Act 1872

Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain stresses the need of updating the century-old Evidence Act of 1872 by incorporating the provisions for using digital evidence as much of the communication and commercial activities are now done on digital platforms.

December 15, 2019
December 15, 2019

8 HC benches formed for disposing of cases during vacation

Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain have constituted eight High Court (HC) benches with its 13 judges for disposing of urgent cases during the upcoming two-week annual vacation.

December 5, 2019
December 5, 2019

Never seen such situation at courtroom: CJ

Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain terms the chaos at courtroom by the pro-BNP Lawyers “unprecedented”. “Everything has a limit…. I have not seen such a situation in the courtroom," the chief justice said.