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LDC postpones graduation over expired management committee term

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Law Development Center has postponed its graduation after the term of the Management Committee expired last month. The graduation was scheduled to take place on May 20 for students who sat the examinations late last year. The nine-member management Committee is a critical …

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Anti-Atwine protesters case pushed to January

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Law Development Center (LDC) Magistrate Court has pushed to January the case in which two people are accused of inciting violence by dropping a casket demanding the immediate resignation of the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health, Dr. Diana Atwine for allegedly mishandling COVID-19 response …

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Makerere law students panic as LDC enrolment deadline approaches

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Final year law students at Makerere University want the Law Development Center (LDC) to create a special intake for them. The deadline for enrolling for the bar course at LDC is September 10, 2021. However, the final law students at Makerere University have an entire …

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Law student sues Baryomunsi for defamation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Godfrey Akampulira, a student at Law Development Center-LDC in Kampala has run to court is seeking Shillings 215 million from the State Minister for Housing, Dr. Chris Baryomunsi for alleged defamation. In his notice, Akampurira alias Akampa claims that in August and November 2019, …

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Prepare for low quality advocates-Mak Law Don

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Senior law don has tasked Ugandans to prepare for low quality advocates because of the suspension of Pre-entry examinations at Law Development Center-LDC. They argue that the number of students joining LDC for the bar course will be too huge for them to train …

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Otafire backs private bill on pre-entry exams

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Gen. Kahinda Otafire has backed a Private Member’s Bill seeking to amend the Advocacy Act to scrap the pre-entry exams for the Bar Course at Law Development Centre (LDC). Otafire made the statement while appearing before the …

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Bill underway to stop LDC pre-entry exams

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Law students may no longer have to go through the torment of sitting for exams before they can enroll for their bar course at the Law Development entre (LDC). A private member’s Bill, the piece of legislation that is seeking to amend the Advocates’ …

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THIS WEEK: 80% fail LDC final exam

THIS WEEK: 80% fail LDC final exam Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Results of lawyers graduating from the Law Development Center (LDC) were released on Dec.12 showing 20% of the over 800 that sat for the final exams to have passed.  According to  the Center’s Director Frank Nigel Othembi while …

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