2 November, 2017

Bogra Judges Receive Training on Case Management

Last Updated: 2 November 2017


On October 25, 2017, USAID’s Justice for All Program (JFA) and the Bogra Judgeship jointly organized a training ini Bogra on Case Management: Tools and Techniques into Practice. Eighteen judicial officers of Bogra Judgeship participated in the training. Senior District and Sessions Judge Mr. Md. Shafiqur Rahman facilitated the training. 


Senior District and Sessions Judge of Bogra Mr. Md. Shafiqur Rahman trained the Judicial Officers of Bogra Judgeship on Case Management: Tools & Techniques into Practice. Mr. Md. Shafiqur Rahman said, “We have a big backlog and have few judges to resolve all the cases, but these tools can help us to dispose the lawsuits early. We should control unnecessary adjournments and keep certain  dates fixed for hearings. It will increase court user’s trust on the court andrely more on the court.


By participating in the training, Special Judge Mr. K.M. Shaheed Ahmed commented, “We should establish strong leadership and control over the court which increases public satisfaction and credibility over the court. Judges are accountable to themselves as well as the citizen’s faith.” JFA Deputy Chief of Party said, “We know justice delayed is justice denied. We also know that justice hurried, justice buried. So, we have to keep a balance between delay and rush. But we need to utilize valuable court time and resources.”


Senior District and Sessions Judge Mr. Md. Shafiqur Rahman thanked all the participants. He hoped that USAID’s JFA will continue these initiatives to decrease the overburden of cases. Mr. Md. Shafiqur Rahman ended the training and thanked USAID’s JFA Program for its contribution.


The training is one of many events scheduled under Objective 2 of USAID’s JFA Program, in an effort to ‘Implement the International Framework for Court Excellence’ in Bangladeshi courts designed to increase judicial self-governance to better serve the people.