Clinical Legal Education Moot before Judges

The 4th Annual CLE Moot competition took place on Tuesday 17th April 2018 at the High Court of Uganda, Kampala, in Courtroom 1. 

“When Courts Do Politics” A Launch of a book by Prof. Oloka Onyango.

Makerere University’s Professor OlokaOnyango has been described by the Chief Justice of Uganda Hon. Justice Bart Katureebe as ‘one of the leading Scholars and thinkers that Uganda has and that he should be listened to a little more’.

Makerere University Environmental Law Society Launched.

Makerere University Environmental Law Society was today Friday 6th April 2018 launched at an event that doubled as a Public Lecture on the theme Environmental Law in the 21st Century style; Preparing Lawyers to promote environmental justice.

Administrative staff trained in Customer care.

In a bid to improve customer care in the School of Law, the office of the Principal conducted a training on customer care targeting the secretaries and other administrative staff.

School of Law undertakes a review of the curriculum

The School of Law, Makerere University conducted a Curriculum Review and Clinical Methodology Seminar from 23rd to 24th February 2018, an event that brought on board ideas aimed at improving the teaching and learning of Law in Makerere University.The review of the Law program that has been running for close to Fifty years, was a necessity in addressing theidentified gaps arising from the changing terrain local, regional and international where the products of th

The Vice Chancellor and Top University Management Visit to the school of Law

Academic staff at the School of Law can now get their Practicing Certificates through the Directorate of Legal Services Makerere University that has been accredited bythe Law Council to offer legal services. Prior to this the staff were applying for the Practicing certificates under Law firms.

Public Dialogue on “Women in Peace Building”

Seventeen years after the adoption of UN Security Council resolution on women, peace and security (UNSCR 1325), women are still largely excluded from formal peace processes and international mediation efforts. Yet, research shows that women's participation in peace processes and mediation increases the likelihood of a peace agreement being concluded and adhered to.

Law students graduate

Ms Lornah Afoyomungu Olum the best performing female law student in 2017 was honored by The Association of Female Lawyers (FIDA Uganda) during the 68th graduation ceremony held at the freedom square on the 19th of January 2018. Ms. Alum who scored a CGPA of 3.87 received a plaque and a cash prize of Five Hundred Thousand Shillings as a token of appreciation for her excellent performance. 

Family Law Books Unveiled.

The Deputy Chief Justice, Alfonse Owiny Dollo has commended the authors of the two publications on Family Law launched at Sheraton Hotel on Friday 24th November 2017. 

University of Zurich to partner with the School of Law

A delegation of staff from The University of Zurich in Switzerland has expressed interest in partnering with the School of Law Makerere University in areas of mutual interest. The visiting that will be working detailed modalities of the kind of partnerships said this were to be their first collaboration with a University in Africa.


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