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Accessible book format for the persons with visual impairments

Intellectual property (IP) system often faces ethical conundrums when it comes to serve the poor segment or to secure larger societal goals instead of protecting corporate interests. Likewise, book famine for visually impaired persons or persons otherwise with print

Remembering the victims of terrorism
Law & Our Rights

Remembering the victims of terrorism

The primary responsibility to support victims of terrorism and to uphold their rights rests with the States themselves. The United Nations (UN) has been working to provide resources, mobilise the international community and better address the needs of victims of terrorism

  • The ever-evolution of international law

    The book under review aims at providing a theory of how two core systems of international law, namely operating system and normative system interact with each other and how changes in one system ‘precipitate changes’ in the other.

  • Encroachment and pollution: A dual threat to our rivers

    Considering that Dhaka city is gradually losing its wetlands, rivers and flood flow zones due to filling, encroachments and pollution, the High Court Division has recently given a verdict.

  • Child Marriage Act

    Roundtable discussion on Child Marriage Restraint Act 2017

    Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) and Population Council jointly hosted the Roundtable Discussion on the Child Marriage Restraint Act 2017 in collaboration with the University of Kent...

  • A preposterous directive on the apprentice lawyers

    The delay in the advocate enrolment examination has already fermented deep frustration among many aspiring lawyers rightfully

  • The legal regime on food safety and human health

    The High Court Division (HCD) had issued a suo motu rule asking the respective authorities regarding adulteration of dairy products

  • Bridging the standardisation gap

    The World Telecommunication Day (WTD), celebrated annually on 17 May, marks the anniversary of the founding of International

  • Compensating transboundary environmental harm

    On February 2, 2018, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) awarded compensatory damages to Costa Rica for internationally wrongful

  • Revisiting Small Cause Courts Act

    The Small Cause Courts Act 1887 was brought to regulate small issues and matters by the assigned courts. It is no doubt that the law was brought with the purpose of resolving disputes of small nature in a convenient manner.

  • Is ”Legal Aid” a constitutional right?

    Political philosopher Charles de Montesquieu said, “In the state of nature...all men are born equal, but they cannot continue in this equality. Society makes them lose it, and they recover it only by the protection of the law.

  • 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,