300 Prisoners Enroll for Plea Bargaining in Mbarara

The Principal Judge, Hon. Justice Dr Yorokamu Bamwine, flagged off a hands on training on Case Preparation on Plea Bargaining at Mbarara Main Prison.The training attracted actors in the criminal justice system as well as a team comprised legal experts as well as students from Pepperdine and Yale universities. The team was led by Prof Danny DeWalt, the Associate Dean Administration and Leadership Development at Pepperdine University. In a brief…

REPORT: Assessing the in service delivery gaps in access to justice

The Legal Aid Service Providers’ Network (LASPNET) on March 6th 2019 released a has a study that focuses on assessing the in service delivery gaps in access to justice in the refugee settlements and host communities. The report presented by the Principal of the Makerere University Law School, Dr Christopher Mbazira revealed that much as the government has taken special steps to the need for access to justice and security…

Anti-Corruption Court Raised Shs20 Billion Revenue - Principal Judge

KAMPALA - With just two judges, a single division of the High Court collected about Shs20 billion in form of non-tax revenue for the country in one year, the Principal Judge has revealed. Hon. Justice Dr. Yorokamu Bamwine made the revelation while officiating at the opening of a Taxation Training for Judges and members of the Tax Appeals Tribunal on February 21 at the Lake Victoria Serena Hotel in Kigo.…

President Museveni signs the Data Protection and Privacy Bill into Law

His Excellency, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni assented to the Data Protection and Privacy Act on 25th February 2019. The law, which expands the mandate of the National Information Authority Uganda (NITA-U), will protect the privacy of the individual and of personal data by regulating the collection and processing of personal information. READ MORE Published: March 1, 2019