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Justice Aweri appointed new Chief Inspector of Courts

KAMPALA - The Judiciary has named Supreme Court judge , the new Chief Inspector of Courts on a three-year term contract. Justice Opio-Aweri replaces former Justice Augustine Sebutino Nshimye, who retired in March after clocking the mandatory age of 70. Justice Nshimye had been the first inspector of courts though his reign lasted for only one year before retiring. Chief Justice Bart Katureebe in an instrument of appointment dated August…

CJ Katureebe addresses African Leadership Forum

JO'BURG - Leaders who offer themselves for elective politics must have the humility to respect the voters that put them into power, the Chief Justice said at an international Leadership Forum. Justice Bart Katureebe, on Thursday called for the “respect for the rights of the citizens and indeed for rule of law should not be done to please Western powers but because the citizens deserve it”. The Chief Justice is…

Chief Registrar Enrolls 80 Advocates

KAMPALA: Despite the country-wide industrial action by judicial officers over welfare issues, the Chief Registrar, Gadenya Paul Wolimbwa, on Friday(August 25) enrolled over 80 new advocates at the High Court in Kampala. This is one of the biggest groups of new advocates ever to be enrolled at the same time in Judiciary’s history. Mr. Gadenya congratulated the newly enrolled advocates for having successfully completed their undergraduate and postgraduate career in…

HiiL to hold an innovation boostcamp in Kampala

HiiL is delighted to invite the general public to the Innovating Justice Boostcamp taking place in Kampala on the 8th of September 2017! This event will highlight this year’s semi-finalists in the Innovating Justice Challenge 2017. The pitch fest will take place during the Legal Aid Innovations Conference, which is organized in partnership with BarefootLaw, LASPNET and DGF. DOWNLOAD INVITATION