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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.

The School of Law to review the curriculum

The School of Law Makerere University has embarked on a Curriculum review exercise with the aim of examining the current programs and to mainstream Human Rights and Gender concerns in the teaching and learning of law.

During a Special Board meeting held yesterday 12th January at the School of Law, it was unanimously agreed that there is need to re examine the current syllabus and pedagogy methods in order to be in line with the current trends nationally, internationally and regionally.

School of Law Won the 15th All Africa International Humanitarian Law Moot Court

 The School of Law officially received the trophies of the winning team following a win by  Makerere University emerged Winners during the 7th National Moot Court
Competition on International Humanitarian Law held recently.

Annual Lawyers Conference 2015

Makerere Law Society hosted the Annual Lawyers Conference on the 29th of October, 2015 with a call on the new generation of lawyers to take up the many  opportunities emerging in the profession
During the event that was graced by Hon. Justice Remmy Kasule as chief guest, the students of law and other participants who turned up were informed that the world now is filled with opportunities that need to be tapped for professional growth.

Address Maternal Deaths, Government urged

The School of Law, Makerere University in partnership with the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria held the 5th  Helen Kanzira Memorial Lecture on the 15th October 2015 at Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala under the theme: “Exploring Uganda’s performance on the MDG’s in the area of Maternal Health: Achievements and Challenges?”

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