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    A worryingly tardy speedy trial process

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2019

    SPEEDY trials by way of the Law and Order Infringing Offences (Speedy Trial) Act, or Speedy Trial Act in short, enacted in December 2002 to...

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    Police asked to free children or grant them bail   

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2019

    Justice Muhammad Imman Ali, chairman of Supreme Court’s Special Committee for Child Rights on Saturday directed the child affairs police officers posted at each police...

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    Hong Kong lawyers march for free judiciary

    Reuters . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:00am on August 08, 2019

    Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis since it returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, the head of China’s Hong Kong and Macau...

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    Only PM, president VVIP: HC   

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:16am on August 01, 2019

    The High Court Division on Wednesday asked the government to explain in three weeks why the parents would not get compensations for the death of...

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    Discretion results in discrimination

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 11:38pm on July 22, 2019

    Lawyers and right activists have expressed disappointment over discriminatory exercise of powers by judicial magistrates as some arrested crime suspects are allowed to be interrogated...

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    AL govt controls judiciary: Fakhrul

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:36am on July 07, 2019

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday alleged that the people were not getting justice as the Awami League led government...

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    Liberty has lost its protection

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 02, 2019

    JULY 4 should be a day of mourning. The rights our ancestors fought for have been taken away. Over the course of my lifetime there...

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    Attach property of DIG Mizan, court orders

    Robiul Islam | Updated at 12:33am on June 21, 2019

    A Dhaka court on Thursday ordered the authorities to attach the immovable properties and freeze a bank account of deputy inspector general of police Mizanur...

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    AD calls HC order ‘absolutely fraud’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:58am on May 17, 2019

    The Appellate Division on Thursday called a High Court order ‘absolutely fraud’ prompting senior lawyers, including the sitting and former attorneys general, to demand investigation...

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    SC bars publishing news on sub-judice cases

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:25am on May 17, 2019

    The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a circular requesting authorities concerned to refrain from publishing or broadcasting news of sub-judice cases. ‘It is unwarranted that...