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THIS WEEK: Lawyers call for closure of Nalufenya

THIS WEEK: Lawyers call for closure of Nalufenya Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawyers under their umbrella, Uganda Law Society launched their quarterly report on the state of the rule of law in the country on Mar.21 where they called on the new police leadership to close a police dentention …

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THIS WEEK: Lawyers seek annulment of age limit law

THIS WEEK: Lawyers seek annulment of age limit law Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawyers under their umbrella – Uganda Law Society on Jan.15 petitioned Court challenging the constitutionality of the recently passed constitutional amendments where presidential age limits were removed from the constitution and the term of office of …

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‘El Chapo’ moves to hire top-flight NY mafia defender

New York, United States | AFP | Drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman wants to dump his US public defenders for a quartet of top-flight criminal defense lawyers, including attorneys who got an infamous New York mafia boss out of prison. Guzman, one of the world’s most notorious criminals who twice …

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Museveni warns judges on ‘irresponsible decisions’

President Yoweri Museveni has cautioned Ugandan judicial officers against making irresponsible decisions which affect communities and the development of the country’s economy. Museveni said this as he closed the 13th annual East African Magistrates and Judges Association conference at the Commonwealth Speke Resort- Munyonyo in Kampala on Thursday. The three-day conference …

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Kagaba wants 700 judicial officials punished for misconduct

The Executive Director of Uganda’s Anti-Corruption Coalition Cissy Kagaba has demanded that the Judicial Service Commission takes punitive measures against over 700 judicial officers dragged to them for misconduct and unfairness in the past two years. Kagaba was speaking during the release of a report on errant judicial officers at Grand Imperial …

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VIDEO: DPP’s involvement in Kayihura case worries lawyers

NBS: The twists and turns in the IGP Kale Kayihura case at the Makindye magistrates’ court keep unfolding. The director of public prosecution DPP has petitioned the high court seeking for a review of the court proceedings at Makindye much to the worry of the prosecution lawyers. They say that …

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