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Dr M. Ehteshamul (Tanim) Bari

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer (Constitutional Law)

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Law

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

mebari@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 43855

Biography summary

Dr. M. Ehteshamul (Tanim) Bari is a Lecturer and the Director of Deakin JD Program at Deakin Law School at Deakin University. Prior to joining Deakin, he was an Associate Lecturer in Law at Macquarie University, Sydney. He did his PhD in Law from Macquarie University in 2015 on an International Macquarie University Research Excellence Scholarship (iMQRES); LLM (with Distinction) from the University of Malaya in 2011; LLB (with 1st Class Honours) from the University of Dhaka in 2009; and Diploma in Law from the University of London in 2005. Ehteshamul is the author of the monograph/ book 'States of Emergency and the Law: The Experience of Bangladesh', which will be published by Routledge (London/New York) in July 2017. He has also published on various aspects of constitutional law, human rights law, and public international law in quality peer reviewed Journals, such as the Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal, San Diego International Law Journal, Commonwealth Law Bulletin and the Journal of East Asia and International Law. 

Publications

Book/ Monograph

M. Ehteshamul Bari, States of Emergency and the Law: The Experience of Bangladesh (Monograph) (London/ New York: Routledge, forthcoming on 18 July 2017) pp 288 (approximately 120, 000 words). ISBN: 9781138051119. (https://www.routledge.com/States-of-Emergency-and-the-Law-The-Experience-of-Bangladesh/Bari/p/book/9781138051119) 

Articles in Refereed Journals

1. M. Ehteshamul Bari, ‘Preventive Detention Laws in Bangladesh and Their Increased Use during Emergencies: A Proposal for Reform’ (2017) 17(1) Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal 1-30.
2. M. Ehteshamul Bari, ‘Supersession of the Senior-Most Judges in Bangladesh in Appointing the Chief Justice and the Other Judges of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court: A Convenient Means to a Politicized Bench’ (2016) 18(1) San Diego International Law Journal 33-76.
3. M. Ershadul Bari, M. Ehteshamul Bari & Safia Naz, ‘Recent Establishment of the Judicial Appointments Commission in Malaysia to improve the Constitutional Method of Appointing the Judges of the Superior Courts: A Critical Study’ (2015) 41(2) Commonwealth Law Bulletin 231-252.
4. M. Ehteshamul Bari, ‘The Unjust Exercise of Emergency Powers in Bangladesh and Their Consequent Impact on the Fundamental Rights: A Critical Appraisal’ (2014) 21(2) Jurisprudence 578-598.
5. M. Ehteshamul Bari, ‘The Natural Death of the Supreme Judicial Commission of Bangladesh & the Consequent Patronage Appointments to the Bench: Advocating the Establishment of an Independent Judicial Commission’ (2014) 1 International Review of Law 1-17.
6. M. Ehteshamul Bari & Johan Shamsuddin, ‘Establishment of Judicial Commissions in Malaysia and Bangladesh to Strengthen the Constitutional Process of Appointment of the Higher Judiciary: A Comparative Study’ (2013) 40 Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law 87-107.
7. M. Ershadul Bari & M. Ehteshamul Bari, ‘Liberalisation of the Traditional Rule of Locus Standi in the United Kingdom and Malaysia: A Comparative Study’ (2012) 39 Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law 23-60.
8. M. Ehteshamul Bari, ‘Dispensation of Justice by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia: A Critical Appraisal’ (2011) 4(1) Journal of East Asia and International Law pp 193-216.
9.  M. Ehteshamul Bari, ‘The Economic and Social Council and the Specialized Agencies’ (2008) 5 Rajshahi University Law Journal 55-70.
10.  M. Ehteshamul Bari & Kazi Md. Atiqur Rahman, ‘Bringing the Khmer Rouge Leaders to Justice in Cambodia Responsible for the Atrocity Crimes of the Pol Pot Regime Committed in the 1970’s’ (2006) 6(2) The Islamic University Studies 24-36.

Career highlights

Scholarship and Awards 
1. Recipient of the Macquarie University Research Excellence Thesis Submission Scholarship for the submission of PhD thesis well ahead of the expiry of scholarship.
2. Recipient of the ‘Executive Dean’s Higher Degree Research Award for Best Publication or Creative Output’, 2014, Faculty of Arts (consisting of 11 Schools/Departments, including the Macquarie Law School), Macquarie University.
3. Recipient of the ‘Excellence in Law Award’ (the best paper award) at the International Academic Conference on Law and Politics, held in Istanbul, Turkey, from 26-27 April 2014, for the paper titled ‘The Unjust Exercise of Emergency Powers in Bangladesh and Their Consequent Impact on the Fundamental Rights: A Critical Appraisal’ drawn from my PhD thesis.
4. Recipient of the International Macquarie University Research Excellence Scholarship (iMQRES) to carry out doctoral research at Macquarie University, Sydney.
5. Recipient of the ‘Justice Syed Mohammad Hossain Memorial Gold Medal’ for securing the highest marks in Constitutional Law in the LLB (Honours) program at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Research interests

Constitutional Law

Human Rights Law

Public International Law

Affiliations

Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

Member, Law & Society Association of Australia and New Zealand (LSAANZ)
 

Teaching interests

Constitutional Law

Human Rights Law

Jurisprudence

Knowledge areas

Constitutional Law

Human Rights Law

Public International Law

Conferences

1. M. Ehteshamul Bari, ‘The Deletion of the Chapter on the “Non-Party Care-taker” Government from the Constitution of Bangladesh and the Subsequent One-Sided General Election in 2014: Addressing the Necessity to Prevent Bangladesh’s Lapse into Tyranny’, International Conference on Law and Society, Mexico City, Mexico, (20-23 June 2017).

2. M. Ehteshamul Bari, ‘Judicial Independence 2.0 in Bangladesh: the Triumph of an All-Powerful Executive over the Superior Judiciary’, [Was accepted for presentation in the 12th Asian Law Institute (ASLI) Conference, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan (21-22 May 2015)].
3. M. Ehteshamul Bari, ‘The Exercise of Emergency Powers in Bangladesh: The Means for Subversion of the Rule of Law’, Annual Postgraduate Conference in Public Law, Gilbert + Tobin Centre for Public Law, University of New South Wales, Australia (17-18 July 2014).
4. M. Ehteshamul Bari, ‘The Exercise of Emergency Powers in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh: Problems and Prospects’, The 11th Asian Law Institute (ASLI) Conference, Faculty of Law, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (29-30 May 2014).
5. M. Ehteshamul Bari, ‘The Unjust Exercise of Emergency Powers in Bangladesh and Their Consequent Impact on the Fundamental Rights: A Critical Appraisal’, International Academic Conference on Law and Politics, Istanbul, Turkey (26-27 April 2014) (judged the best paper in law).
6. M. Ehteshamul Bari, ‘Suspension of All the Fundamental Rights during the 2007 Proclamation of Emergency in Bangladesh: A Critical Appraisal’, ‘Law on the Edge’ Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (1-4 July 2013).
7. M. Ehteshamul Bari, ‘Justification of the Emergencies Proclaimed in India’, Annual Postgraduate Conference in Public Law, Gilbert + Tobin Centre for Public Law, University of New South Wales, Australia  (12-13 July 2012).
8. M. Ehteshamul Bari, ‘Higher Judicial Appointments in Malaysia and Bangladesh: A Comparative Study’, Faculty of Law, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 20 December 2010.

Awards

1. Recipient of the ‘Executive Dean’s Higher Degree Research Award for Best Publication or Creative Output’, 2014, Faculty of Arts (consisting of 11 Schools/Departments, including the Macquarie Law School), Macquarie University.

2. Recipient of the ‘Excellence in Law Award’ (the best paper award) at the International Academic Conference on Law and Politics, held in Istanbul, Turkey, from 26-27 April 2014, for the paper titled ‘The Unjust Exercise of Emergency Powers in Bangladesh and Their Consequent Impact on the Fundamental Rights: A Critical Appraisal’ drawn from my PhD thesis.

3. Recipient of the ‘Justice Syed Mohammad Hossain Memorial Gold Medal’ for securing the highest marks in Constitutional Law in the LLB (Honours) program at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Publications

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2017

Preventive detention laws in Bangladesh and their increased use during emergencies: a proposal for reform

M Bari

(2017), Vol. 17, pp. 45-74, Oxford University commonwealth law journal, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

States of emergency and the law: the experience of Bangladesh

M Bari

(2017), A1

book
2016

Supersession of the senior-most judges in Bangladesh in appointing the chief justice and the other judges of the appellate division of the supreme court : a convenient means to a politicized bench

M Bari

(2016), Vol. 18, pp. 33-76, San Diego international law journal, San Diego, Calif., C1

journal
2015

The establishment of the Judicial Appointments Commission in Malaysia to improve the constitutional method of appointing the judges of the superior courts : a critical study

M Bari, M Bari, S Naz

(2015), Vol. 41, pp. 231-525, Commonwealth law bulletin, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal
2014

The natural death of the Supreme Judicial Commission of Bangladesh and the consequent patronage appointments to the Bench: advocating the establishment of an Independent Judicial Commission

M Bari

(2014), Vol. 2014, pp. 1-17, International review of law, Doha, Qatar, C1-1

journal

The unjust exercise of emergency powers in Bangladesh and their consequent impact on the fundamental rights: a critical appraisal

M Bari

(2014), Vol. 21, pp. 578-598, Jurisprudence, Vilnius, Lietuvos, C1-1

journal
2013

Establishment of judicial commissions in Malaysia and Bangladesh to strengthen the constitutional process of appointment of the higher judiciary: a comparative study

M Bari, J Shamsuddin

(2013), Vol. 40, pp. 87-107, Journal of Malaysian and comparative law, Malaysia, C1-1

journal
2012

Liberalisation of the raditional rule of locus standi in the United Kingdom and Malaysia: a comparative study

M Bari, M Bari

(2012), Vol. 39, pp. 23-60, Journal of Malaysian and comparative law, Malaysia, C1-1

journal
2011

Dispensation of justice by the extraordinary chambers in the courts of Cambodia: a critical appraisal

M Bari

(2011), Vol. 4, pp. 193-216, Journal of East Asia and international law, Seoul, South Korea, C1-1

journal

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