Public Lectures

Gender Equality in Family Laws for Muslims in Bangladesh

Gender Equality in Family Laws for Muslims in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has a history since independence of pursuing gender equality through a range of development programmes and both government and non-government institutions. However, in the realm of laws enhancing Muslim women’s rights, personal status legislation r...
Judicialization of politics in Bangladesh: Towards a wider margin of appreciation for the political institutions

Judicialization of politics in Bangladesh: Towards a wider margin of appreciation for the political institutions

The lecture shall discuss the trend of judicial intervention in politics in Bangladesh by examining, especially, the Supreme Court's 13th Amendment decision in which it invalidated the non-party caretaker government (CTG) system.
Justice for Children and the Law: The Past, Present and Future

Justice for Children and the Law: The Past, Present and Future

In this time-befitting Talk, the Hon. Justice M. Imman Ali will reflect on the state of justice for children in Bangladesh with special reference to the cause of children who are in conflict with the law.
Enemy Property Laws of Bangladesh: Grabbing the Lands Under the Guise of Legislation

Enemy Property Laws of Bangladesh: Grabbing the Lands Under the Guise of Legislation

  Even though enemy property laws were promulgated during a state of emergency, due to the many political motives at play, it remains to this day, an unresolved issue. The lecture aims to dissect these motives by demarcating a clear timeline of...