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A Ugandan Chapter of the International Law Association Launched

On Friday, May 26, 2017, hundreds of law students and lawyers with interest in international law gathered at the School of Law, Makerere University, to witness the launch of the Ugandan Chapter of the International Law Association (ILA). This Chapter alsodoubles as the International Law Cluster of the Uganda Law Society.

The 3rd Clinical Legal Education Moot before Judges

The 3rd Annual CLE Moot competition took place on Thursday 25th May 2017 at 2pm at the High Court of Uganda, Kampala, in Courtroom 1.

The Moot was presided over by a panel of Judges that included, Hon. Lady Justice Esther Kisakye, Hon. Lady Justice Lydia Mugambe and Hon. Lady Justice Patricia Basaza-Wasswa.

Militarism and the Dilemma of Post-Colonial Statehood

This is the title of the book that was launched Thursday 1st June 2017 at the School of Law. The Book authored by Law Dons, Dr.

School of Law to establish a Disability Support Centre

The School of Law is in the process of establishing a Disability Support Centre that will address challenges of students with disabilities as they pursue their studies in Law School and Makerere University as a whole.

The Society for Justice and National Unity Launch

Research Validation seminar held in the School of Law

A meeting to validate a study on Access to Justice for Women incarcerated with Children was recently held at the School of Law Boardroom. It attracted participation of the Academia, and members from the civil society as well as government agencies including the Uganda Prison services.

The Public Urged to Seek Information for Better Service Delivery

The public has been urged to be more vigilant and demand for services from the responsible units in the Judiciary given that this is one of the Public services that the population ought to benefit from. Further they were asked to seek information which is necessary to empower them in their demand for services.

Bechmarking Visit to understudy operations of University based Law Clinics

Following the accreditation of the Public Interest Law Clinic (PILAC) in the School of Law, by the Law Council to operate a legal aid clinic, a bench marking visit was organised to understudy the operations of University based Law Clinics in selected Universities in south Africa with the objective of learning from their experiences.
 

Maternal Health Rights, Politics and the Law; Professorial Inaugural Lecture

Professor Ben KirombaTwinomugisha from the School of Law is yet another Law Don to fulfil the University mandate of presenting an Inaugural Lecture.

April 28, 2017 marked yet another milestone in the academic achievements of the long serving Professor of Law when he delivered his lecture entitled, Maternal Health, Politics and the Law  in the Makerere University Main Hall.

Staff in the School of Law to undertake Research in Disability Law

The Disability Rights Program in the School of Law under the "Promoting Disability Rights through Legal Education" program has commissioned three studies that will result into working papers in the area of disability Law.

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