• Saturday, January 31, 2015

Law And Our Rights

Law Vision

Published Date: January 27, 2015
Expectation from the new Chief Justice

Expectation from the new Chief Justice

WELCOME Mr. Justice SK Sinha, the 21st Chief Justice of Bangladesh. Amid much political disillusionment, appointment of the new Chief Justice is epic making at least for two reasons:  firstly, a member from minority community for the first time has achieved this honor; secondly, because of his extensive professional and administrative experience and...

Law Opinion

Published Date: January 27, 2015
Trial of Rap Music

Trial of Rap Music

AS it happens in a usual American family, Anthony Douglas Elonis's wife severed their seven year long conjugal relation and moved out of the home with two young children in 2010. But Mr Elonis started doing something unusual. Losing peace, care and attention perhaps, he divulged into the American rap music of misogynistic...

Law News

Published Date: January 27, 2015
Reinforcing development and human rights

Reinforcing development and human rights

STRESSING that the United Nations is built around the three pillars - peace and security, development and human rights, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, On January 19, 2015 underlined the need to pay attention to their interdependence, during an address to the Security Council. “The founders of the United Nations well understood that if we ignore one pillar, we imperil the other two,” said Mr. Ban. “The post-2015 sustainable development agenda is an important opportunity to reinforce the interdependence of development, peace and security, and human rights” he added. The Secretary-General said he was encouraged that during debates so far held about completing the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by the end of this...

Published Date: January 27, 2015
YOUR ADVOCATE

YOUR ADVOCATE

This week Your Advocate is Barrister Omar Khan Joy, Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh. He is the head of the chambers of a renowned law firm, namely, 'Legal Counsel', which has expertise mainly in commercial law, corporate law, family law, employment and labor law, land law, banking law, constitutional law, criminal law, IPR and in conducting litigations before courts of different hierarchies. Query The recent situation of a child name 'Jihad' fallen to a dug hole in the road, if his parents want to bring an action against those responsible then what remedy will they get? I am concerned because anything can happen to me in this Dhaka city so...