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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:

STUDY DISSEMINATION

 

 

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.

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)

The 13th International Association for the study of forced Migrations (IASFM)

 

 

The Refugee Law Project of the Faculty of Law at Makerere University hosted the 13th International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) Conference in Kampala, Uganda, 3rd to 6th July 2011.

 

A number of issues were discussed and papers presented in the exploration of key

Dimensions of the relationship between forms and tools of governance on one hand and patterns and experiences of forced migration on the other.

 

Two Law students in Special Graduation ceremony

 

Makerere University held a special graduation ceremony for the conferment of Degrees and award of Diplomas to Thirteen thousand, two hundred ninety graduands

The ceremony held on Friday 22nd July 2011 took place at the Makerere University Main Building. It was attended by students who missed out on the January graduation.

New students oriented into the Clinical Legal Education program for 2019/2020

 

Thirty students that successfully went through a rigorous recruitment exercise have been inducted into the Clinical Legal Education program at a meeting held at the School of Law Board room this afternoon, Monday 20th January 2020.


In his remarks, the Ag. Principal School of Law and Coordinator Public Interest Law Clinic Dr. Christopher Mbazira said the law is as dishonest as the law professors and students.  ‘Before one joins legal education, there is a feeling that the law is just which turns out to be a fantasy’ he said.

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