Title: Access to justice: assumptions and reality checks in Bangladesh

Authors: Md. Nurul Momen

Addresses: Department of Public Administration, Rajshahi University, Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh

Abstract: Access to justice is the keystone of good governance. This article examines the current political environment of the important so-called democracy in South Asia: Bangladesh. There were the hopes of the people in Bangladesh that new democracy in 1991 would bring significant changes in access to justice in the country, but the new democracy has not brought any changes to the lives of the people. In the findings, in general, the research found that access to justice in Bangladesh; it is the controversial political environment which is challenging for promoting access to justice.

Keywords: access to justice; Bangladesh; judiciary; good governance; political environment; democracy; politics.

DOI: 10.1504/IJPLAP.2014.060082

International Journal of Public Law and Policy, 2014 Vol.4 No.2, pp.161 - 168

Received: 08 May 2021
Accepted: 12 May 2021

Published online: 27 Mar 2014 *

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