Urgent reforms to ADR in South Asia to achieve SDG-16

The traditional process of litigating has been one of the best ways of resolving disputes from time immemorial because of its credible methods of examination, depiction, and judgment-giving.

The quest for special courts for adjudication of corporate disputes

In the last few years, Bangladesh has given its business environment a facelift to attract investments. To curtail excessive red tapism in company registration, the incorporation of company has...

Street law in medical negligence: Making tort law easy for the people

Street Law is a method of teaching practical law to the general public through interactive methods.  This year throughout February, iProbono (Bangladesh) hosted a series of virtual street law...

On the settlement of land disputes in the CHT

Land crisis is arguably the main problem in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHTs) centering which many other problems have arisen over the years. From time immemorial, the CHT inhabitants have been...

Intellectual Property regime in the age of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) generated contents have been posing formidable challenges to the existing Intellectual Property (IP) regime.

Institutional barriers in accessing civil justice system

Goal 16 of the SDGs pledges ‘ensuring access to justice for all’ as a target to be achieved. The term ‘all’ signifies everyone irrespective of their race, sex, color, language, religion, wealth,...

February 25, 2020
February 25, 2020

Membership in international sporting bodies and statehood

In the case of Reference re Secession of Quebec, the Supreme Court of Canada observes that “the viability of a would-be state in the international community depends, as a practical matter, upon...

December 24, 2019
December 24, 2019

Absence of adequate legal framework for e-cheques

The electronic form of cheques (e-cheques) and the system of cheque truncation are prevalent in most of the countries in the world. E-cheques and the system of cheque truncation have been...

December 17, 2019
December 17, 2019

On the settlement of land disputes in the CHT

Land crisis is arguably the main problem in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHTs) centering which many other problems have arisen over the years. From time immemorial, the CHT inhabitants have been...

November 12, 2019
November 12, 2019

Intellectual Property regime in the age of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) generated contents have been posing formidable challenges to the existing Intellectual Property (IP) regime.

October 22, 2019
October 22, 2019

Institutional barriers in accessing civil justice system

Goal 16 of the SDGs pledges ‘ensuring access to justice for all’ as a target to be achieved. The term ‘all’ signifies everyone irrespective of their race, sex, color, language, religion, wealth,...

September 17, 2019
September 17, 2019

Sexual offences against women: looking beyond the statutes

The society of Bangladesh has been particularly unsafe for women because of the rising rate of crimes against women in all spheres. According to Ain o Salish Kendro, 128 women were raped, 12 were...

September 3, 2019
September 3, 2019

The legality of artificial intelligence weapons

There is no legal definition regarding artificial intelligence (AI) weapons, no treaties and national legislation define such autonomous weapons system (AWS). In 2013 the US Department of Defense’s...

August 20, 2019
August 20, 2019

Non-compete clause: Can employer impose restraint upon former employees?

Usually, employers use the post-employment restraint clauses or non-compete clauses to defend their business interests after an employee departs their company. Non-compete clause is notably added...

July 30, 2019
July 30, 2019

Time to adopt intellectual property policy for universities

Bangladesh has continuously been ranking in poor position at global and regional innovations index. Despite the noticeable progress in many areas, including ICT sectors, the scenario of innovations...

July 23, 2019
July 23, 2019

Understanding Bangladesh’s stand in global climate change battle

If human species somehow manage to survive the apocalyptic disaster of climate change, the Paris Agreement 2015 would be remembered as a remarkable achievement in the history of civilisation.