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“All Citizens are Equal before Law and are Entitled to Equal Protection of Law”-Article 27 of the Constitution of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

Issue No: 151
January 09, 2010

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Law lexicon

Bankruptcy Judge - The judge who determines whether a debtor is entitled to a discharge in bankruptcy.

Bankruptcy law - The area of federal law dealing with the handling of bankrupt persons or businesses.

Bar - 1. Historically, the partition separating the general public from the space occupied by the judges, lawyers, and other participants in a trial. 2. More commonly, the term means the who body of lawyers.

Bar examination- A state examination taken by prospective lawyers in order to be admitted and licensed to practice law.

Battery - A beating, or wrongful physical violence. The actual threat to use force is an "assault;" the use of it is a battery, which usually includes an assault.


Source: Jurist International.


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