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Legal aid services are expensive because there is no structured support from Government.

Makerere University don calls for national dialogue on land matters

The school of law at the University of Makerere on Wednesday called for mass discussions between government and the population, regarding the proposed land amendment bill.

Speaking to the press at the university, Dr. Zahara Nampewo a lawyer and a lecturer at the school of law urged the government to quickly take steps towards the engagement of the locals in deliberations on the controversial land amendment bill.

Makerere Drops UACE For Law Course Admission


Makerere University has announced that it will no longer rely on UACE results for admitting students to the very popular Bachelor Of Laws (LLB) course.

Instead of UACE, students will have to pass a pre-entry exam and that alone shall be the only criteria for gaining admission to study Law.

The move comes after the university realized that UACE doesn’t prepare the students for the academic demands of the Law course leading to many failures amongst students.

Makerere University Law School to fundraise for needy able students as they mark 50 years


Makerere University School of law will be celebrating 50 years of existence this year.

Having started in 1968 as a department in the then faculty of science when Makerere was still the university of East Africa, the school is now an independent college under the Makerere University collegiate system that was started in 2012.

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.

Makerere School of Law introduces masters programme on extractives


Law scholars from across East Africa have welcomed the proposal to introduce 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.