Law & Our Rights

Law & Our Rights

Law Opinion / The role of judiciary in addressing academic plagiarism

In academia, plagiarism— the act of borrowing someone else’s work without giving due credit is treated as an offence— almost as a mortal sin.

Your Advocate / Cross-religious marriage and custody of children

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, family law, labour law, land law, constitutional law, criminal law, and IPR.

Does the CSA offer anything substantially different?

The Digital Security Act 2018 (DSA) is set to be replaced with a new (and arguably, different) statute— the Cyber Security Act 2023 (CSA). This write-up attempts to find out whether the most controversial aspects of the DSA have been adequately addressed by the proposed bill.

First National Law Conference held at University of Chittagong

Faculty of Law, University of Chittagong organised the inaugural edition of the National Law Conference. The first of its kind event commenced on 16 September and continued for two days at the premises of the University of Chittagong with Law in a Changing World as its theme.

3 sued under DSA in Sylhet

Three people have been sued under the Digital Security Act in Sylhet for allegedly sharing derogatory posts on social media defaming the prime minister, Awami League, and its affiliated organisations

Felicitation to newly enrolled advocates held at DIU

A felicitation programme for the newly enrolled advocates, graduating from Dhaka International University (DIU), organised by the Department of Law, DIU was held on 9 September at the moot court of DIU’s permanent campus.

Reshaping mental health legislation in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is party to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). Under this Convention, an array of obligations is imposed on state parties.

Navigating legal waters: Independent contractors’ status in Bangladesh

In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, the role of independent contractors has become increasingly significant.

Bail, stay on bail, and the judicial discretion

The principal use of bail in modern legal systems is to secure the freedom, pending trial, of one arrested and charged with a criminal offence.

No scope for cancelling cases filed under DSA: law minister

Law Minister Anisul Huq told parliament today that there is no scope for cancelling the cases filed under the Digital Security Act (DSA

CSA's section 42 will be applied only in case of emergency: law minister

Law Minister Anisul Huq today said that section 42 of the proposed Cyber Security Act (CSA) will be applied only if the necessity arises to take immediate action against any cybercrime

What does the proposed Cyber Security Act offer?

The government is all set to replace the Digital Security Act 2018 (DSA) with the Cyber Security Act 2023 (CSA), which offer some changes in some parts of the current law. The cabinet approved this replacement in principle on 7 August.

Minimum age of criminal responsibility: A Quandary

Against multiple sensational crimes involving the juveniles, recommendations at times are put forward to amend the Children Act, 2013, among others, to lower the age limit that qualifies an individual as juvenile.

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