Pre- Entry examination for admission for a Bachelor of Laws 2020/2021 Academic Year

Digital Money and Uganda’s Economy, Facts and Issues


This was the subject of discussion at the School of Law on Friday 28th February 2020, when a panel of  experts led a discourse on the subject that is causing as much fear as excitement in all circles.

The Public Dialogue was convened by the Centre for Law and emerging Technologies, an intiative of the School of Law started off by Law teachers with a passion for mainstreaming Law with technology  that include  Mr. Robert Kirunda, Ms. Grancia Mugalula and Ms. Hadijah Namyalo.

RLPs 20 years of promoting and protecting human rights of refugees and hosts


What does twenty years of promoting and protecting the human rights of refugees and their hosts look like?


School of Law Launches the Disability Law and Rights Centre (DLRC)


The School of Law officially launched the Disability Law and Rights Centre Wednesday 29th January 2020 at a ceremony attended by the Academia, Law students, and a number of stakeholders in the Disability movement in the country

The Launch comes after a process started in 2015 where the School of Law, with support from the Open Society Fund, progressively embarked on a process of putting disability rights issues at the center of its core activities and what started off as a project evolved to become a center in 2019.



Call for Applications: Bachelor of Laws Executive (Weekend) Programme 2019/2020


The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications for a four-year Bachelor of Laws (Executive) Weekend under the private sponsorship scheme for the 2019/2020 Academic Year to be run effective February 2020. The Programme Code is LLE. This programme will follow the curriculum for Bachelor of Laws approved by Senate, University Council and National Council for Higher Education (NCHE)

Each applicant should:




A seminar to disseminate findings of the study Assessing the performance of the inaugural Human rights Commission was held at Hotel Africana in Kampala on June 17th 2011.

The work of the Inaugural Human Rights Commission was commended. It was described as  a monumental achievement in all aspects of their mandate.

Student Exchange Program on Master of Laws in Human Rights and democratization in Africa.


The School of Law is to host six (6) students drawn from various Universities in Africa on an exchange Masters program in Human Rights and Democratization In Africa next academic year 2011/2012.

The guest students will be hosted by Human Rights and Peace centre (HURIPEC)

According to the administrator of HURIPEC, Grace Nakasi, the program is managed by The centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria in collaboration  other Universities in Africa drawn from all regions with Makerere University in east Afrcia.

Futures Article



The School of Law has risen from a department in the Faculty of Social science to a fully fledged independent Institution taking pride in pioneering legal Education in Uganda.

Since its establishment in 1968, the School has sought to provide quality education  in Law and Legal Sciences leading to the development and growth of the legal profession as its in the country today.

the first graduating class of 1968- 1971 was made up of 17 males and 6 female graduates. Today we talk of a class of ,,,,,,,, males and ,,,,,,,,, females.

Highlights from the National convention on Peace, Democracy and good Governance , held in Makerere University Main hall 13th and 14th January 2011



The convention was aimed at critically reflecting on some of the contentious issues affecting the state of governance and democratic development in Uganda.

It was organized by The Human Rights Network Uganda (HURINET_U), the Human Rights and Peace Centre (HURIPEC) and the Cross Cultural foundation (CCFU)

It addressed five key themes namely, Citizenship and culture, Institutions and Governance, Political participation and voice, Social Exclusion and marginalization as well as National resources.

Assessing the current winds of change and governance Deficits in Africa


The Fifth Distinguished Lecture series organized by Beyond Juba Project on the theme, Assessing the current winds of change and governance Deficits in Africa, was held at the Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala, Wednesday 22nd June 2011.

The Key speakers were Dr. Zac Niringiye, the chair of the National governing council of the Uganda Africa Peer review Mechanism and Dr. Fironze Manji from Fahamu Network for Social Justice in Kenya.


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