Friday, January 01, 2016

Urge to modernise the legal curricula

The farewell & reception program of BGC Trust University Bangladesh was held on 8th December 2012. The program was presided over by ABM Abu Noman, Co-coordinator, Department of Law, BGC Trust University Bangladesh. Advocate A.F Hassan Ariff, Former Advisor to the Caretaker Government & Attorney General of Bangladesh graced the occasion as Chief Guest.
“Completion of the academic graduation does not mean the end of study rather it is the beginning to the University of Life”, stated by Engineer Afsar Uddin Ahmed in the speech of Chief patron. He also added that law is the mother of all knowledge and no man is complete without studying of Law.
Advocate A.F Hassan Ariff, Former Attorney General & Advisor of Caretaker Government of Bangladesh stressed on the presence of Law in every aspect of life. He also suggested the students to be attached with information technology while studying law which will help them to cope with the global competitive world. “For ensuring rights of the marginalised section of the society, the concept of Public Interest Litigation (PIL) should be expanded in our country”, he commented. Finally he suggested that the ADR system is supposed to be made more effective to remove the excessiveness of cases in our court. Moreover the curriculum of Law should be modernised to keep pace with the modern world.
Professor Dr. Saroj Kanti Singh Hajari, Vice Chancellor of the university & patron of the program told that Law has become a demandable subject in the present world. He also told that law student should make the common people aware of their rights as we are the people of poor country.
In the speech of the President of the program Mr. ABM Abu Noman, Co-ordinator, Department of Law of the university has expressed his hearty gratitude to all the guests, organisers and the students to make the program successful. He also point out how the law students can contribute in our society and why lawyers are the social engineers.

The writer of this article is:
Shakhawat Hossain Shamim
Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh
Assistant Professor, Department of Law & Justice
Bangladesh University of Business & Technology (BUBT)

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