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Clinical Legal Education Students in the 2nd Moot Court Before Real Judges

The Clinical Legal Education students under the Public Interest Law Clinic in the School of Law were before a set of five judges as one of the experiential learning methodologies used in training a new cadre of practical oriented lawyers.

School of Law Engages in Curriculum Review

The School of Law Makerere University has embarked on a curriculum review exercise with a view of making the Law course more relevant to the needs of the society.

Makerere Takes Part in the African Regional Round of the Elsa Moot Court Competition

According to Christopher Næsheim Johnsen, Director for Public Relations ELSA International 2015/2016, the ELSA Moot Court Competition is a simulation of a WTO panel proceeding. The competition is student-run, organized annually by The European Law Students’ Association (ELSA) in co-operation with the World Trade Organization (WTO).

The President ULS on Professional Ethics

The President Uganda Law society Mrs. Ruth Sebatindira has called upon Law students to aim at excellence and exhibit a high moral caliber while students of law as well as during practice. The market is hungry for honest lawyers, she said while addressing students during a public lecture on Professional Ethics at the school of law.

School of Law Receives ICRC Moot Trophy

L-R:  The Ag. Deputy Principal Dr. Ronald Naluwairo , The A.g. Director HURIPEC, Dr. Zahara Nampewo jubilant with the winning team

The School of Law Makerere University has formally received a Trophy won by Makerere University School of Law students having won the 15th All Africa International Humanitarian Law Moot Court Competition held at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) in Arusha, Tanzania in November 2015.

School of Law Dons Granted Amici Curiae by Supreme Court

Supreme Court has allowed an application filed by Makerere University law dons to join former independent presidential candidate Amama Mbabazi petition as friends of court but rejected the same by CSOs.  

Court has allowed Makerere University law lecturers to join the presidential election petition in which defeated independent candidate Mr Amama Mbabazi is seeking an annulment of Mr Yoweri Museveni’s victory.

Press Brief on the Uncertainity Surrounding the Voting Procedure

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The Disability rights and Law curriculum review

Participants in the Disability rights and Law curriculum review stakeholder’s meeting in the School  of Law Board Room 27th Jan 2016
 

Law Students Graduate

The 4th Estate Book Launch

The Fourth Estate: Media Freedoms and Rights in Uganda analyses the media through the human rights lens. It makes a case for respecting media rights as fundamental human rights to be enjoyed by everyone and is not therefore a strictly professional right. Media freedoms lie at the core of public political participation and democracy. It is therefore unconstitutional to require journalists to have college degrees, compulsorily belong to a professional body and be licensed in order to exercise a fundamental right. The book makes a case for self-regulation.

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