Tapos Kumar Das
Tapos Kumar Das Assistant Professor , Department of Law & Justice



Tapos Kumar Das is an Assistant Professor of Law at Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh. He received LLB (Honours) degree from University of London and University of Rajshahi, and LLM degree from University of Rajshahi. In recognition of academic achievements, he was awarded Prime Minister Gold Medal in 2006 and Agrani Bank Gold Medal in 2009. In early carrier he was a practicing lawyer (2006-2009). In October 2009, he joined Rajshahi University as a Lecturer of Law and moved to the Jahangirnagar University in August 2014.     

Post War Justice Initiative in Bangladesh, International Crime and Justice, Criminal Procedural Law, Human Rights and Minority Rights in Bangladesh


Right to Life vs. Right to Encounter: Limitations on the Use of Lethal Force,

Right to Life, Right to Self-defence, Due Process of Law

Judicial Law Making in Bangladesh: Some Reflections,

Law Making, Judge Made Law, Judicial Review 

Hartal, Mobile Court and Rights of the Accused in Criminal Trial: A Scrutiny of the Mobile Court Act, 2009,

Due Process of Law, Mobile Court, Rights of the Accused, Constitutional Rights 

Bringing Justice Home,

Access to Justice, Decentralization of Judiciary, Rule of Law and Good Governance  

National Commission for Minorities- Towards a Protection Regime,

Minority Rights,Post-election violance, Minority Exodus, Minority Commission 

Freedom of Expression versus Cybercrime: A Legal Scrutiny of the Information and Communication Technology Act 2006,

Freedom of Expression, Cyber Crime, Online Communication  

Minority Exodus in Bangladesh: Trends and Causes,

Minority Rights, Political Victimization, Post Election Violance

Displacement of Trust – Criminal Justice or Chaos?,

Criminal Administration of Justice, Public Confidence, Corruption

Rethinking Reservation in Judicial Appointment in Bangladesh,

Quota System, Positive Discrimination, Equality before law and Equitable Treatment 

Reparatory Justice Practice in ICC and ICT-BD: Transitional Justice in Bangladesh in Context,

Right to Reparation, Reparatory Justice, Transitional Justice and War Victim 


Reservation, Equality and Non-discrimination,

Reservation in public service, concept of equality and non-discrimination 

Framing of Bangladesh Constitution: Some Unsettled Questions,

Framing Histrory of Bangladesh Constitution 

Way to Prevent Marine Environment Pollution,

Causes of Marine Environment Pollution and Protection Measures under UNCLOS III

Delay in Dispensation of Justice,

Causes of Delay in Dispensing Justice and Mitigating Measures 

Right to Encounter?,

Extrajudicial Kiling and Self-defence

Enforcing Court-Sponsored ADR,

Awareness for ADR

Hartal vs. Mobile Court: Examining Constitutionality of the Mobile Court Act 2009,

Rights of the Accused, Modus Operandi of the Mobile Court and Constitutionality 

Protection Regime for Minorities,

Minority Rights, Minority Protection and Minority Commission 

Expectations from the new Chief Justice,

Public confidence, Public Perception and Expextation  

Who will Compensate the Victim?,

Just and Proportionate Remedy for Victims of Violance 

Compensatory Justice to the Victims of War,

Pain and Gain, Victm's Right, Proportionality 

Trial of International Crimes: Strategic Change is Due,

Speedy Trial, Effective remedy, Recognition 

Post War Justice Initiative: Collaborative Approach is Required,

Post War Justice, Plea Bargaining, Guity Plea

Academic Info

Institute: University of London
Period: 2007-2012

Secured LLB (Honours) with Upper Second Class 

Institute: University of Rajshahi
Period: 2005-2005

Secured First Class in LLM with Second position

Institute: University of Rajshahi
Period: 2001-2004

Secured First Class in LLB(Honours) with First position   


Organization: University of Rajshahi
Position: Lecturer and Assistant Professor of Law
Period: November 2009 - August 2014
Organization: Bangladesh Supreme Court
Position: Advocate
Period: 2006-2009


Organization: Law Desk of the Daily Star
Position: Contributor
Period: 2006 and continuing
Organization: Bangladesh Journal of Dalit and Minority
Position: Editorial Member
Period: 2016 and continuing
Organization: ELCOP Year Book of Human Rights
Position: Editorial Member
Period: 2016 and continuing
Organization: Jahangirnagar University Journal of Law
Position: Editorial Member
Period: 2015 and continuing
Organization: Empowerment Through Law of the Common People (ELCOP)
Position: Executive Member
Period: 2015 and continuing
Organization: Clinical Legal Education Programme in collaboration with Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)
Position: Assistant Programme Coordinator
Period: 2017 and continuing


Tapos Kumar Das

Assistant Professor
Department of Law & Justice
Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh.
Cell Phone: +88 01913672266
Work Phone: +88 01913672266
Email: taposlaw@juniv.edu