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Experiences of Bangladeshi mooters at Monroe E. Price Media Law Moot Court Competition 2018
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Experiences of Bangladeshi mooters at Monroe E. Price Media Law Moot Court Competition 2018

The Price Media Law Moot Court Competition was organised in 2008 as an annual global moot court competition ‘for raising the profile of freedom of expression by bringing informed and effective debate and discussion on significant issues of information flows and technology to many parts of the world’ by the Program in Comparative Media Law and Policy at the University of Oxford. The competition is named after the Founding Director of the program, Monroe E. Price.

Symposium on Tort Liability for Sexual Violence Against Women held at BILIA
Law & Our Rights

Symposium on Tort Liability for Sexual Violence Against Women held at BILIA

Bangladesh Institute of Law and International Affairs (BILIA) held a symposium titled ‘Towards Tort Liability for Sexual Violence’ at the BILIA Auditorium on 25th April 2018. Professor Dr. Shahnaz Huda, Department of Law, University of Dhaka presided over the event while Dr. Shahdeen Malik, eminent jurist and Honorary Director, BILIA gave the welcome address.

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    Bangladesh Law Digest (BDLD) in collaboration with Faculty of Law, University of Chittagong hosted a seminar on ‘Law and Literature,’ a distinctive topic on which distinguished legal scholars of Bangladesh for the first time articulated their views and ideas in public, on March 22, 2018 at A. K. Khan Law Faculty Auditorium, University of Chittagong.

  • Concerns on Advocate enrolment examination

    With the growth of the number of aspiring lawyers, the examination for qualifying as an Advocate in Bangladesh has become less frequent, lengthier, and time-consuming. Gone are the days when the examination only consisted of a written examination and viva-voce and took place biennially. The severe underpayment of young lawyers accompanied by the snail's pace of enrolment examination process

  • US-BANGLA AIR CRASH: A tort law perspective

    The recent tragic air crash of the US-Bangla Flight BS211 in Kathmandu, which killed more than 50 passengers and injured around 20 others, is rife with potential liabilities in tort law. This incident can, hence, serve as yet another reminder about the burning necessity of having an effective legal framework for tort and the opportunity cost of not having one. Indeed the tortious implications of the US-Bangla air crash

  • Urge to establish Institute of Parliamentary Studies

    There is a common complaint from the academics of Bangladesh that their research works do not (cannot!) reach the doors of the policy makers. On the other hand, recently the Higher Judiciary has expressed its concern expressly, more than once, about the quality of the drafting of laws and parliamentary debates. This happens because of the fact that the quantity of lawyers are decreasing in the parliament. In the 10th Parliament, only 13% of the

  • Law lecture held at DU

    The goal of legal education is to create ‘rebellious lawyers’ who would gradually emerge as the community organisers in the future, said Professor Dr. Md. Mizanur Rahman in a law lecture held at University of Dhaka on 21st March, 2018

  • Company meetings and impracticability

    In order to run a limited company, it is essential to have meetings between directors on a regular basis. These meetings are needed

  • Combating hate crimes on social media

    Posting hatred comments and victim blaming after any incident specially in case of sexual crime against women have emerged vastly

  • Right to die with dignity

    Right to die with dignity has been recognised as a fundamental right by the, the Supreme Court of India in a landmark ruling legalising

  • The custody of pets in the case of divorce

    Divorces commonly lead to disagreements between two parties regarding the division of property and the custody of children. A much

  • Women's pledge to fight against all kinds of dominance

    Law Desk (LD): Last year was eventful. The enactment of the Child Marriage Act widened a new dimension of discourse on conceptualising the fate of the women (specially girl children) in Bangladesh. Please share your thoughts and observation on it.

  • Women's right over matrimonial property

    The number of divorce is increasing in Bangladesh. In 2011, 2,864 notices were issued in Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC).

  • Sand

    Amend the law to stop excessive sand mining

    Sand is an important natural resource of our country. Proper use of sand after extraction from the quarry can contribute to economic growth and help in reducing poverty as it can create the employment opportunity to some extent.

  • THE RTI MECHANISM: Issues of public interest and time duration

    Right to information has been the foundational basis of all rights. The UN General Assembly declared this right during its very first

  • Your Advocate

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    'Female Migrant Workers' means women who move to another country in order to find seasonal or temporary employments. In today's

  • Observing Zero Discrimination Day

    Discrimination continues to undermine efforts to achieve a more just and equitable world and causes pain and suffering for many.

  • Through the specs of law, language and others

    In the post World War I era, self-determination emerged as a purely political concept and not as a norm of international law.

  • Learning land law comprehensively

    LAND Law: Texts, Cases & Materials by Dr. Mohammad Towhidul Islam, Professor of Law at University of Dhaka, is the reflection of the

  • Multilingual education for future

    International Mother Language Day was proclaimed by the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and

  • Enforcement of contract in Bangladesh

    Enforcement of Contract' is a very important regime of the Ease of Doing Business Ranking of the World Bank held every year. In 2018,

  • AFTERMATH OF KHALEDA et al VERDICT Will Khaleda be disqualified for the next election?

    After the Zia Orphanage Trust decision, many see the end of eventful political career of ex-prime minister Khaleda Zia where she has

  • Legally regulating spam

    Due to limitless potentials and government's patronisation in line with the vision of 'Digital Bangladesh', burgeoning scale of ICT-

  • Jessup national round held at IUB

    Eastern University wins the Bangladesh National Round, Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, 2018 and BRAC

  • Conference on Human Rights in Digital Age held at BRACU

    On 5 February, 2018 a daylong conference was held on “Framing Perspectives: Re-thinking Human Rights in the Digital Age” at GDLN Centre, BRAC University (BRACU).

  • Women migrant workers facing the continuum of exploitation

    Ann Stewart is a Professor of Law at the University of Warwick. She researches and teaches in the area of gender and law with a


    Threatening and causing of physical injury, incidents of medical negligence, malpractice by lawyers, defamation by libel or slander,

  • Zero tolerance for female genital mutilation

    Reflecting deep-rooted inequality between the sexes, and constituting an extreme form of discrimination against women and girls,

  • MoFA and UNW jointly host national symposium on women, peace and security

    Bangladesh's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) and UN Women (UNW) jointly organised a National Symposium on 29-30 January 2018, to further the development of a National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace and Security (WPS). The NAP, which will include time-bound goals for the advancement of women's participation and rights, with indicators to measure success, is being developed by a working group of eight Government ministries and divisions led by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


    Governments of different times have taken a number of steps to protect our very own national heritage Hilsa fish

  • Conserving wildlife in Bangladesh

    Wildlife effectively encompasses all forms of life, whether plant or animal which are found wild in nature and also