Students face Constitutional Court as Makerere law school makes 50


On Friday, twelve students from the Makerere University school of law and many others had their first ever experience of the Constitutional Court. This was during a moot court exercise presided over by a bench of four justices led by Deputy Chief Justice Justice Alfonse Owiny Dollo. The event was part of celebration of 50 years of Makerere University School of Law.

Supreme Court accepts Makerere University law dons' application to be "Friends of the Court"


The Supreme Court has allowed nine Makerere University law lecturers to be neutral advisers in the presidential election petition filed by former presidential candidate Amama Mbabazi. The nine justices hearing the petition ruled that the lecturers had the requisite expertise to advise them on matters of law. But the court dismissed an application filed by eight civil society organisations on grounds that they didn’t have the expertise.

NBS Focal Point: Prof Barnabas Nawangwe Talks Reforms and Transformation at Makerere University


It is 2 years since the Inauguration of Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the 11th Vice Chancellor of Makerere University. Samson Kasumba, a veteran journalist working with NBS Television caught-up with him for an interaction on his major reforms at the University. Professor Nawangwe in this interview talks about his administration’s approach to solving challenges facing Universities in the 21st Century.

The Great Makerere - Unlocking the Potential


In this documentary, Prof. Nawangwe looks back at our successful history and reflects on the Future through his vision; to Unlock the Potential of Makerere University.

Makerere University School of Law At 50

A Documentary produced in commemoration of 50 years of existence of the School of Law of Makerere University. The School of Law has distinguished itself among other Schools of Law as one of the best places to nurture legal minds. This assertion follows over fifty years of experience since its formation in 1968 as the first and only institution teaching law in Uganda.

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Mak law school to formulate IGAD environment laws

Makerere University School of Law has been selected as a centre of excellence for the development of environment policies and laws for the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD).

Harriet Musinguzi, the spokesperson of the School of Law said the school’s selection followed a successful proposal to IGAD, written by Assoc. Prof Emmanuel Kasimbazi.

Nile states urged to protect water resources


THE call was made by Emmanuel Kasimbazi the chairman of the International Water Law Committee, during the water law, negotiation and resolution training at Makerere University

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Makerere School of Law Introduces Masters Programme on Extractives


Law Scholars from across East Africa have welcomed the proposal to introduce of a masters law program with a course in extractives, policy and practice in Makerere University. They say it will to nurture home grown experts in the extractives rather than relying on foreign experts in negotiations. Principal of Makerere University School of Law Prof Christopher Mbazira says there is need to prepare the next crop of lawyers to advise government on the extractives industry.