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.

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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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.

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