Supreme Judicial Council

I’m shocked at restoration of SJC: AG

Attorney General Mahbubey Alam expresses sorrow at the restoration of Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) through the Supreme Court judgment in the constitution's 16th amendment case.

August 2, 2017
August 2, 2017

Supreme Judicial Council restored

The provision of Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) for the removal of SC judges for misconduct or incapacity has been reinstated in the

August 1, 2017
August 1, 2017

I’m shocked at restoration of SJC: AG

Attorney General Mahbubey Alam expresses sorrow at the restoration of Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) through the Supreme Court judgment in the constitution's 16th amendment case.

May 5, 2016
May 5, 2016

HC scraps 16th amendment

High Court scraps 16th amendment to the constitution that empowered the parliament to impeach Supreme Court judges for incapacity or misconduct. Terming the amendment law as ‘a historical accident’, the court says it is against the principle of separation of powers and independence of the judiciary. Government says it will appeal against the ruling.

September 16, 2015
September 16, 2015

SC upholds president’s order removing addl HC judge

The Supreme Court upholds then president Iajuddin Ahmed’s order removing an additional High Court judge, Syed Sahidur Rahman, from his office in 2004.