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Legal Brains Trust petitions EACJ over Computer Misuse Act

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Legal Brains Trust has petitioned the East African Court of Justice seeking to quash the recently enacted Computer Misuse Amendment Act of 2022. According to Legal Brains, the law infringes on the principles of democracy, rule of law, accountability, transparency, social justice, and equal opportunities, …

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Ssemakadde opposes move by DPP to takeover his case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Renowned human rights lawyer Isaac Ssemakadde has opposed the move by the Director of Public Prosecutions to take over the privately instituted suit of offensive communication and criminal libel against him. Last month, lawyer Robert Rutaro Muhairwe filed a criminal case against Ssemakadde for allegedly attacking …

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Lawyer Ssemakadde asks court to halt trial for lack of jurisdiction

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawyer Isaac Ssemakadde has asked Buganda Road Magistrates Court to halt hearing of the case in which he was summoned to be charged with offensive communication until the determination of an application where he is challenging the legality of the proceedings. Ssemakadde was summoned to appear …

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Ssemakadde petitions court to quash offensive communication charges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Humans rights lawyer Isaac Ssemakadde has petitioned Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court to quash charges of offensive communication levied against him for allegedly abusing Civil Division High Court Judge, Musa Ssekaana. The charges were instituted by lawyer Robert Rutaro Muhairwe from M/s Elgon Advocates by …

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Lawyer Ssemakadde asks court to release Mabirizi pending appeal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Human rights lawyer Isaac Ssemakadde has asked the Court of Appeal to temporarily release Male Mabirizi from prison pending the determination of his appeal challenging the 18-month sentence handed to him for contempt of court. He made the request when Mabirizi’s application for stay execution …

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Police summons lawyer Ssemakadde over alleged offensive communication

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate of Police has summoned lawyer Isaac Ssemakadde to record a statement on allegations of attacking Justice Ssekaana Musa. Ssemakadde has been summoned by Assistant Commissioner of Police Julius Twinomujuni on behalf of the Director CID, to report at the CID headquarters …

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DPP orders immediate trial of Basajjabalaba for tax evasion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPEDNENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions Jane Frances Abodo has directed the head of Anti-Corruption department in her office to handle the complaint demanding for the immediate trial of businessman Hassan Basajjabalaba and his brother on charges of tax evasion worth 20 billion Shillings. The directive …

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