Vol. 5, Issue 4 (2019)
The Role of Higher Judiciary in Enforcing Citizens’ Rights: Bangladesh Perspective
Author(s): Dr. Milan Hossain
Abstract: The onerous responsibility of a Judiciary of a country is to protect citizens’ rights enshrined in the constitution and under general laws. Bangladesh Judiciary either higher judiciary or subordinate judiciary (lower judiciary) is also discharging its onerous responsibility enshrined in the constitution and under ordinary statutory laws to protect citizens’ rights. In the paper, the role of the higher judiciary has been determined in enforcing and protecting citizens’ rights in the period (2008-2016) where it is revealed that judiciary has played very positive role in the said period; it is also found that the disposal rate in writ courts were increased in comparing with period of (1972-2007) but it was lesser than filing new cases in the period of (2008-2016).