Nafiz Ahmed

Secularism and state religion in the Bangladesh Constitution

One of the most unique features of the Bangladeshi Constitution is that it pledges to conserve secularism (Article 12) while also declaring Islam as its state religion (Article 2A).

2d ago

A matter of unconvincing Judicial opinions

The law schools one sees in Hollywood movies and law schools in Bangladesh have tons of dissimilarities.

1m ago

Subordinate judiciary’s power of interpreting laws: Critiquing Terab Ali v Syed Ullah

In 2022, while dealing with the case of Terab Ali and others v Syed Ullah and others (civil petition for leave to appeal no. 3135 of 2014), the Appellant Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh (AD) made an interesting observation regarding the nature of judicial power exercised by the Subordinate Judiciary of Bangladesh.

10m ago

Arresting gamers: An alarming threat to individual liberty

The recent arrest of over 100 youths in Chuadanga has shined a light on a problematic tendency of our police force

1y ago

Judiciary participating in law-making An analysis on the Southern Solar Power Ltd Case

In the 2019 case, Southern Solar Power Ltd and another v Bangladesh Power Development Board and others [(2019) 2 LNJ] the High Court Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh (HCD) held, “the Constitution of Bangladesh empowers the High Court Division to declare any law to be void, this Court is competent to make observations about any law, including what ought to be in the Act.

3y ago

Banning cryptocurrencies: A hurdle in the way of digitalisation?

From small barter societies to the world-wide acceptability of fiat money (mainly paper money or coin), the evolution of payment methodologies throughout human history has not been anything short of astonishing.

3y ago

Law reports should be free

The principle “ignorantia juris non excusat” is embedded in almost all the major legal systems, which roughly translates to “ignorance of the law is no excuse.”

4y ago

Precedents to be used to avoid the misuse of the Artha Rin Adalat Ain

The Artha Rin Adalat Ain, 2003 (Money Loan Court Act, 2003) is the primary legal instrument dealing with bank and non-bank financial institutions’ (NBFI) loan defaulters, which prescribes mechanisms for the banks and financial institutions (FIs) to get reimbursed.

4y ago
June 21, 2024
June 21, 2024

Secularism and state religion in the Bangladesh Constitution

One of the most unique features of the Bangladeshi Constitution is that it pledges to conserve secularism (Article 12) while also declaring Islam as its state religion (Article 2A).

May 17, 2024
May 17, 2024

A matter of unconvincing Judicial opinions

The law schools one sees in Hollywood movies and law schools in Bangladesh have tons of dissimilarities.

August 25, 2023
August 25, 2023

Subordinate judiciary’s power of interpreting laws: Critiquing Terab Ali v Syed Ullah

In 2022, while dealing with the case of Terab Ali and others v Syed Ullah and others (civil petition for leave to appeal no. 3135 of 2014), the Appellant Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh (AD) made an interesting observation regarding the nature of judicial power exercised by the Subordinate Judiciary of Bangladesh.

August 4, 2022
August 4, 2022

Arresting gamers: An alarming threat to individual liberty

The recent arrest of over 100 youths in Chuadanga has shined a light on a problematic tendency of our police force

April 6, 2021
April 6, 2021

Judiciary participating in law-making An analysis on the Southern Solar Power Ltd Case

In the 2019 case, Southern Solar Power Ltd and another v Bangladesh Power Development Board and others [(2019) 2 LNJ] the High Court Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh (HCD) held, “the Constitution of Bangladesh empowers the High Court Division to declare any law to be void, this Court is competent to make observations about any law, including what ought to be in the Act.

July 29, 2020
July 29, 2020

Banning cryptocurrencies: A hurdle in the way of digitalisation?

From small barter societies to the world-wide acceptability of fiat money (mainly paper money or coin), the evolution of payment methodologies throughout human history has not been anything short of astonishing.

March 17, 2020
March 17, 2020

Law reports should be free

The principle “ignorantia juris non excusat” is embedded in almost all the major legal systems, which roughly translates to “ignorance of the law is no excuse.”

October 29, 2019
October 29, 2019

Precedents to be used to avoid the misuse of the Artha Rin Adalat Ain

The Artha Rin Adalat Ain, 2003 (Money Loan Court Act, 2003) is the primary legal instrument dealing with bank and non-bank financial institutions’ (NBFI) loan defaulters, which prescribes mechanisms for the banks and financial institutions (FIs) to get reimbursed.

September 7, 2019
September 7, 2019

Empathy: A skill we must learn

I still remember the day when the picture of three-year-old Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi lying dead on the beach surfaced on the Internet.

November 6, 2018
November 6, 2018

Who are and are not lawyers?

Reported llast year, in Bangladesh Bar Council and Ors v A.K.M. Fazlul Kamir and Ors [14 ADC (2017) 271], Chief Justice Sinha

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