Paul Sorvino, an imposing actor who specialized in playing crooks and cops like Paulie Cicero in “Goodfellas” and the NYPD sergeant Phil Cerretta on “Law & Order,” has died. He was 83.
The idea of a justice system hinges on people’s faith in its ability to offer fair solutions. So justice, as the saying goes, should not only be done, but be seen to be done as well, so that people’s faith in it is kept intact.
Detectives arrest a ruling Awami League MP Manzurul Islam Liton from the house of one of his relatives in Uttara of Dhaka in a case filed over shooting a 10-year-old boy in October 2.
Jamaat-e-Islami leader Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed and BNP’s Salauddin Quader Chowdhury have sought review of Supreme Court verdicts that upheld their death penalties for war crimes. Mojaheed has filed a 38-page review plea citing 32 grounds while the BNP leader has moved a 108-page petition.
High Court rejects a writ petition that challenged legality of the constitutional provision that recognises Islam as the state religion.
A Barisal court has handed down death penalty to a man convicted of killing a first year Barisal University student back in 2013.
High Court issues rule questioning legality of the government’s inaction to control smuggled drugs and production of counterfeit medicine.
Both death and life term can be awarded as highest punishment for rape and killing under Women and Children Repression Prevention Act, the Supreme Court has ruled. Now, Section 6(2) of Women and Children Repression Prevention (Special) Act 1995 will become void.