Daniel R. Ruhweza

Academic Staff

Qualification : 
LL.B. (Mak); LL.M. (Cantab); Dip. L.P. (LDC), Kampala P.hd (Kent)
Academic Experience : 
Daniel Ruhweza is attached to the Department of Law and Jurisprudence, School of Law, Makerere University. He teaches International criminal law and transitional justice, constitutional law and history, international law, banking law, Criminology, Penology. He was won a number of Scholarships and prizes and they include the Commonwealth Scholarship by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission to read for a PHD in Law at the University of Kent at Canterbury from 2009 to date), Sida (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency) funding to attend Top Level Diploma on Peace and Security, at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research in Uppsala, Sweden. Shared Commonwealth Cambridge Trust and DFID Scholarship to read for the LLM in the University of Cambridge (2002-2003), Uganda Government’s Scholarship to read for the Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (2000-2001),Chief Justice’s Prize for Academic Excellence (May 2002), Attorney General’s Prize for Academic Excellence (May 2002), President Uganda Law Society Award for Academic excellence (2000); Head Prefect’s Prize Busoga College Mwiri (1996); Most disciplined & Smartest Student Prizes Busoga College Mwiri (1993) Best Literature Student Prize (1993)Daniel Ronald Ruhweza has won Honours, Distinctions and is a Member of Learned/Professional Societies, Oxford and Cambridge Society of Uganda, East African Law Society, Uganda Law Society, Uganda Christian Lawyers Fraternity, Makerere University Academic Staff Association, APPEAL (Academics Promoting the Pedagogy of Effective Advocacy in Law),Uganda British Alumni Association (UBAA), Uganda Christian Lawyer’s Association, The Lawyers’ Christian Fellowship –UK,
His research interests are in the areas of International criminal law, transitional justice, international law, critical approaches to law and development, good governance, Constitutionalism, Corruption, Socio-economic rights and Death penalty studies.