SYMPOSIUM

AN INTRODUCTION TO JUDICIAL REVIEW IN BANGLADESH: With Special Reference to Marbury V. Madison Case

            Years ago in 1610, Sir Edward Coke, Chief Justice of the Common Pleas declared in Dr. Bonham’s case that “in many cases, the common law will control Acts of Parliament”. This historic declaration gave rise to a everlasting debate regarding the extend of power between the Parliament and the Judicial organ and also played […]

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Arbitration Settlement between Bangladesh and Chevron regarding payment deduction

Chevron Bangladesh Block Twelve, Ltd. and Chevron Bangladesh Blocks Thirteen and Fourteen, Ltd. v. People’s Republic of Bangladesh Arbitration Settlement between Bangladesh and Chevron regarding payment deduction ————————————————– Citation: ICSID Case No. ARB/06/10 Case summary: An international arbitration court turned down US oil giant Chevron’s age-old claim of around $240 million from Petrobangla. Chevron had […]

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NULLIFYING OF 16TH AMMENDMENT: Unprecedented reaction similar to jeopardise the country’s Independence of Judiciary

RECENTLY the whole nation witnessed an unprecedented robustious reaction from ruling party senior ministers and parliamentarians from the opposition also hours after the High Court Division declared, the 16th amendment that had empowered the parliament to remove a Supreme Court judge on grounds of misconduct and incapacity, unconstitutional and void on 5th May. Experts and academicians […]

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RESEARCH MONOGRAPH : Preventive Detention And Violation of Human Rights: Bangladesh Perspective

  Chapter 1: Introduction to Preventive Detention Chapter 2: Concept of Preventice Detention Chapter 3: Preventive Detention Under thr Constitution of Bangladesh and other statutory laws Chapter 4: Violation of Human Rights by Preventive Detention. Chapter 5: Case Studies on Preventive Detention. Chapter 6: Recommendations and Conclusion. BIBLIOGRAPHY       PREVENTIVE DETENTION AND VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS: BANGLADESH PERSPECTIVE […]

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Right of legal heirs against nominees

On April 03 2016, the High Court Division gave a historical judgment in establishing the rights of the legal heirs as against that of the nominees. Former Bangladesh Bank deputy director Md Shahidul Haq had Tk 30 lakh deposited in his bank as savings bond and he made Bilkis Ara Begum, his second wife, the […]

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Case Summary: The State v Roushan Mondal

Reference: 59 DLR(HCD) 72 Summary: The reference under section 374 of the Code of Criminal Procedure for death penalty of Roushan Mondal was submitted before the High Court Division and also an appeal on the penalty was made. Roushan Mondal was sentenced to Death penalty for the rape and murder of one girl named Rikta. […]

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Protecting the environment during armed conflict: fragilities in the provisions of international humanitarian law

Abstract War is a common phenomenon throughout the history of mankind. It causes not only human sufferings and crippling injuries on the battlefield but also extensive destruction and degradation of the environment. Some battlefields of the First and Second World Wars, for example, still remain unfit for cultivation or unsuitable for human habitation because of […]

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