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Be civilised and diplomatic, students told

THE dean Faculty of Law, Prof. David Bakibinga, has called upon Makerere University students to take civilised and diplomatic steps in addressing their problems. “Students should embrace a culture of non-violence in resolving their disputes through mediation, reconciliation and arbitration before resorting to strikes.” The dean was addressing heads of department and deans from various faculties during the launching of the proposal for a peace education syllabus in the faculties of law, arts and social sciences at the university recently.

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Four appointed to Law Council
KAMPALA - The Law Council chairman, Justice John Wilson Tsekooko, has named the four members appointed to the lawyers’ regulatory body.

Museveni tells law students to be honest

PRESIDENT Yoweri Museveni has urged law students to be honest and competent in order to dispense high quality justice.

Mbabazi election petition: Court sets Monday to rule on amicus curiae

On March 9 and 10 this week, nine Makerere University school of law lecturers and nine Civil Society Organizations, respectively, applied to court to be allowed to join the petition.

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Legal education in Uganda: the growing need for a research-based approach to teaching

  • One of the key skills nurtured within higher education is the ability to read and understand complex academic studies and to make sound judgement over them.

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Judge slams lawyers over shoddy work

Lydia Mugambe was making a presentation on the ‘Legal Perspectives from Parliamentary Election Petitions 2016’

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Lawyer Kiwanuka Kiryowa chats with the director of civil litigation in the Attorney General’s office Denis Bireje during symposium. Photo by Tony Rujuta

Prof. Bakibinga to head Nyanzi probe committee

Prof. John Ddumba Ssentamu the Vice Chancellor Makerere University has named an eight member committee to investigate the standoff between Dr. Stella Nyanzi a research fellow at its institute of social research (MISR) and the Director Prof. Mahmood Mamdani.

Unveiled on Wednesday in a statement circulated on the university's webmail, the committee will be headed by David Justus Bakibinga, a professor of commercial law at the school of law.

Focus on corporate bullies, MUK law don advises media

Mabazira said some of the corporations have the financial muscle to suffocate the media by, for example, denying them adverts.

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