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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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LDC set for 45th graduation as Ssekikubo’s Case dismissed

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The High Court in Kampala has declined to stop Law Development Centre (LDC) from conducting its 45th graduation ceremony scheduled for Friday April 27, 2018. This is after Deputy Registrar in charge of civil matters Sarah Langa dismissed an application filed by the Lwemiyaga …

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THIS WEEK: LDC discontinues over 50 over dodging

THIS WEEK: LDC discontinues over 50 over dodging Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A board of examiners meeting sitting at the Makerere based Law Development Center (LDC) on Dec.07 resolved to discontinue or expel up to 50 students pursuing post graduate diplomas in legal practice for breaching rules. With examinations …

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THIS WEEK: 800 pass LDC Pre-entry

THIS WEEK: 800 pass LDC Pre-entry Kampala, Uganda | THIS WEEK | An improvement in performance has been recorded after the Law Development Centre (LDC) released results of the 2017/2018 pre-entry examinations indicating 814 of the 1797 candidates who sat for the exam to have passed. This represented a pass rate …

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