The 25th African Human Rights Moot Court Competition

The final round of the 25th African Human Rights Moot Court Competition was held at the Constitutional Court of South Africa on Saturday 8 October 2016. The finalist teams consisted of the top Francophone, top Lusophone and two top Anglophone teams who emerged from the preliminary rounds that were held on 3 and 4 October.

School of Law Participates in the International Humanitarian Law Moot Court

The School of Law was the runners up in the 2016 International Humanitarian Law Moot Court held at the Silver springs Hotel recently. The Moot is organized by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

Freshers welcome to Law School(2016/17)

The School of law has formerly welcome the first year students to the University with a call on them to use their newly acquired freedoms wisely.

Mr. Godard Busingye successfully defends his Phd Thesis

    Mr. Godard Busingye successfully defended his PhD thesis before a panel of academicians during a public defence held at the School of Law yesterday. Busingye becomes the second LLD Student in the history of the School of Law following Professor Ben Twinomugisha who was the pioneer LLD student at the Law School Makerere University.

Public Defence of LLD Candidate Mr. Godard Busingye

This is to invite you to the public defence of one of our LLD Candidates, Mr. Godard Busingye

Title of the Thesis: “Law and Gender Relations in Land Decision-Making    Processes in Uganda: A Case Study of Ibanda Town Council, Western Uganda”.

Supervisors: Professor Joe Oloka-Onyango
                         Professor Sylvia Tamale

Venue:          School of Law Auditorium

Private Admission Lists 2016/17

The long awaited private sponsorship admission lists for academic year 2016/2017 are here;


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52 awarded Administrative Law Certificates in Tororo

A total number of 52 Participants in the Administrative Law short course in Tororo Centre received their certificates at an event organised at Sunrise Hotel in Tororo Town. The event, the third of its kind, was officiated by the District Chairperson Tororo Mr. Apollo Jaramogi and was witnessed by other District officials that included the Chairperson District Service Commission Tororo, Mr. Okudel Charles, while Dr.

8th annual Beyond Juba Distinguished Memorial Lecture

On May 30th 2016 the Refugee Law Project successfully held its 8th  annual Beyond Juba Distinguished Memorial Lecture at Gulu District Council Hall under the theme: "Ten Years of Peace 2006-2016: Assessing the legacy of the Juba peace talks 2006-2008 and way forward".

Why the Hell are you Befriending the Court

On March 12, 2016, I joined eight other Makerere Law School dons in filing an amicus curiae (friend-of-the-court) application in the presidential election petition brought by John Patrick Amama Mbabazi (JPAM).  Mbabazi was the third-place finisher in the poll, garnering 1.3 percent of the final tally after incumbent Yoweri Kaguta Museveni (60.6%) and runner-up Kizza Besigye (35.6%).  When the news of the amicus application was announced, I received a call from

Professor Joe Oloka Onyango presents the inaugural School of Law Staff Seminar

Professor Joe Oloka took lead on the 5th of May 2016 when he made the inaugural staff lecture at the School of Law.


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