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16:29
16:29

Justice Remmy Kasule Retires From Judicial Service After 17-Years judiciary 1

Chief Registrar Sarah Langa announced Justice Kasule’s retirement in a memo to the judges of the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal, the High Court, registrars and magistrates. She said that Justice Kasule successfully completed his contract as justice of Appeal and the Constitutional Court on July 22 this year.
04:31
04:31

PAC Tasks Judiciary to Recover UGX 96m from Former Registrar, Cashier Parliament 2 1

The money was deposited by an American national Robert Kaminski before the court, as a security deposit pending a divorce disposal between him and a one Racheal Kisakye Nalukwago, in 2016.
12:43
12:43

Judiciary Transfers 11 Judicial Officers 1

Among those transferred is Fred Waninda, the acting Registrar of the Commercial Court in Charge of Planning, Performance and Development who was recently accused of assaulting a journalist attached to Smart 24 Television.
16:54
16:54

Opposition legislators to Judiciary: Dispose Of Our Cases court 1 1

The Mukono Municipality MP, Betty Nambooze noted that several opposition leaders are targeted and charged with pending offences or old matters.
20:10
20:10

Court Registrar Under Investigations for Assaulting Journalists judiciary 1 Top story

On Wednesday last week, Waninda was caught on camera slapping a journalist working with Smart 24 television recording him after appearing before the Commercial Court to respond to against charges of landing grabbing.
15:36
15:36

Lawyers Accuse Judiciary of Condoning Torture updf 4

The lawyers under their group, Network of Public Interest Lawyers says the courts of law are not ensuring justice and have resorted to hearing cases of suspects with torture marks instead of taking them to hospital.
13:08
13:08

Execution, Bailiffs Court Relocates to Crusader House judiciary 1

EBD was established by an administrative circular issued by the Principle Judge to handle executions of High Court and Magistrates Courts within Kampala. The Division has three judges who are led by Duncan Gaswaga.
16:00
16:00

Christian Lawyers Urged to Promote Justice for All judiciary 4

Justice Owiny-Dollo says Christian lawyers should be the torch bearers in guiding the world to understand that the poor, weak and the underprivileged also deserve and can get justice. Owiny-Dollo says the greatest trial in the Bible was conducted by King Solomon, who had a difficult decision to justly handover the child to the right mother.
10:55
10:55

MPs Critical of No bond, No Bail Directive judiciary 5

For several years, the president has appealed to parliament and the judiciary to support a proposal to deny bail to suspects of murder, treason, rape and defilement. Earlier, he had also asked for the same to persons involved in the embezzlement of public funds.
18:33
18:33

Principal Judge to Prisoners: Embrace Plea Bargain Program uganda prisons 1 2

Wilson Obote, an inmate who spoke on behalf of the prisoners said called upon the judiciary to look into matters of people whose cases are just fabricated, even some who are in Prison being accused of crimes committee outside. He also said the judiciary should look at cases where prisoners or suspects are tortured by Police as they seek to get information.
07:44
07:44

MPs Pass Motion to Increase Number of Judges judiciary 1 3

Parliament on Wednesday passed a motion to increase the number of High Court judges from 49 to 82 in a move aimed at covering the gap in the judiciary.
14:21
14:21

DFID Gives Judiciary UGX 1.8B for Corruption Fight 1

SUGAR is a five year technical advisory facility that provides government technical support to increase the risky for public officials involved in corruption
18:11
18:11

Kadaga Pleads with House to Support Recruitment of Judges access to justice 1 1

According to information from the Judiciary, there are only 12 of the 32 required court registrars, only 43 of the required 100 chief magistrates and 187 of the required 386 grade one magistrates.
16:16
16:16

Speaker, Chief Justice Differ on Separation of Power judiciary 1 2

The Chief Justice, Bart Katureebe allayed the fears of the speaker, saying the Judiciary has not intentions of interfering in the work of parliament or any other arm of government for the matter.
11:08
11:08

Strikes Stalled Plea Bargain Progress in 2017 – Report case backlog

Plea Bargaining is the process where an accused person agrees with a prosecutor to plead guilty to an offence in exchange for a lesser sentence. The procedure also enables an accused person to negotiate for a lesser offence or to be turned into a prosecution witness against other accused persons.
17:23
17:23

Kagina Asks Judiciary to Expedite Land Cases compensation claims 3

Kagina noted that Government is incuring heavy losses on major road projects such as the Entebbe Express highway and the Northern Bypass due to delays to conclude matters that end up in court. She explains that the longer courts take to resolve the matter, the more government loses money to the contractors because of additional charges.
13:04
13:04

Experts Tip Judges on Sentencing Children, Disabled judiciary 4 1

David Basangwa, a Mental Health Expert, says 25 percent of the people in the country have some form of mental illness.
18:33
18:33

Judiciary Considers Separate Sentencing Guidelines for Plea Bargaining 1

Supreme Court Judge, Jonatham Tumwesigye, says there is a huge challenge between the sentencing regime arising from plea bargaining and that arising from the sentencing guidelines used by judges.
18:54
18:54

Chief Justice Reiterates Call for Judicial Independence judiciary 2 1

Justice Bart Katureebe observed that independence of the judiciary promotes economic development and ensures justice and equity through a predictability of court decisions that cannot be overruled by a political establishment.
10:47
10:47

Judiciary Condemns Assault of Masindi Magistrate

Agwero was physically assaulted and injured on December 13 by one Fredrick Ford Kyogonza, who was produced before her to show-cause why he should not be committed to civil prison for failure to pay a 5 million Shillings debt.
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