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Legal Fraternity Eulogizes Peter Kibirango case clinic kampala 5 4

Kibirango, who has been an advocate with Orima & Co. Advocates succumbed to injuries on Friday night at Case Clinic in Kampala.
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Law Society Condemns Selective Application of Public Order Laws police 1

The statement was issued two days after police blocked a planned concert at One Love Beach Busabala, on grounds that Bobi Wine had not obtained security clearance for the concert. Police set up three road blocks and stopped all vehicles that were heading to One Love Beach for the concert on Boxing Day.
07:19
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Divers Spot Bodies Trapped Under Sunken Boat police spokesperson 1 Top story

Police divers told URN on Wednesday afternoon, on condition of anonymity since they are not authorised to speak to the media, that they had seen several bodies trapped under the wreckage and notified their commanders.
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Supreme Court Consolidates Age Limit Appeals judgment 2 1 Top story

The Uganda Law society, a team of Six legislators and lawyer Male Mabiriizi challenged the petition on a ground that maintaining the constitutional amendment as passed by Parliament was an ambush of justice.
12:32
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Supreme Court Prepares for Age Limit Hearing male mabirizi 1

The Court will be hearing appeals filed by Male Mabirizi, six opposition Members of Parliament and Uganda Law Society.
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Court Awards Ugx 20m for Each Constitutional Amendment Petitions attorney general

The petitioner includes the Uganda Law Society ULS, six opposition Members of Parliament, lawyer Male Mabiriizi, former presidential candidate Abed Bwanika and Prosper Busingye, a concerned citizen, with the Attorney General as the respondent.
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Justice Musoke Offers Second Nod to Age Limit Amendment elizabeth musoke 3 1

She also rejected the clause to reinstate the presidential term limit and its entrenchment which was introduced by Budadiri West MP Nathan Nandala Mafabi during the debate of the amendment. First, she argued that the amendment contravened article 1, of the constitution that vests power in Ugandans to decide how they should be ruled.
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LC Polls: ULS Condemns Voting By Lining lc elections 2 1

Professor Frederick Sempebwa, the Chairperson of the Advisory Panel of ULS, says despite the fact that they applaud the Commission for organizing the elections after more than 15 years, they condemn the preferred method of voting, saying it is unlawful.
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Should Museveni Relinquish Office On Clocking 75? uganda law society 4 1 Top story

The issue on whether the incumbent president should step down on clocking 75 years mid-term has emerged as the Constitutional Court hears a petition against the Constitution Amendment Act 2017.
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Law Dons Reject 'Age-Limit' Invitation to Parliament uganda law society 1 Top story

They say their appearance before the Committee would be provide credence to the Bill whose legitimacy and legality they says are completely untenable and demonstrably unfounded.
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Law Society Cautions Against Eliminating Succession in Constitution uganda law society

ULS President Francis Gimara says that the move being championed by Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi runs counter to all principles of democratic constitutionalism adding that the age limit debate needs to be married to the Presidential term limits which were removed from the 1995 constitution in 2005.
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Nabilatuk Resolution Develops Cracks uganda law society 1

Nahaman Ojwe, the Napak Resident District Commissioner, says there is no need for reviewing the Nabilatuk resolution except for cross border thefts.
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Canadian Lawyers to Support Communities On Oil and Mineral Rights uganda law society 1

Robert Sempewo, the chairman of the affected miners says over 6,000 them have been rendered jobless. Uganda and Tanzania are currently in the process of reforming their mining laws to put in place stringent regulatory frameworks partly aimed at curbing artisan mining.
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Land Probe: Courts Accused of Fueling Land Wrangles wetlands 2 1

According to the Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment ACODE, people are increasingly losing trust in courts in regard to land matters. They say the courts are not only slow but also highly compromised by bribery and other forms of influence.
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Attorney General Cautions Lawyers against Corruption francis gimara 2 3 Top story

Attorney General William Byaruhanga observed that the legal profession is noble and advocates are expected to exhibit the highest standard of professional conduct. He added that such conduct calls for the highest level of diligence, practice, and moral aptitude.
16:53
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Lawyers Petition Chief Justice Over Kayihura Case court 2

Lawyers who were on Wednesday afternoon held hostage at Makindye Magistrates Court by supporters of the Inspector General of Police have petitioned Chief Justice Bart Katureebe to intervene in the matter.
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A Young Democracy Needs Free Press More – US Deputy Head of Mission uganda law society

This years World Press Freedom Day addresses three key themes namely freedom of information as a fundamental freedom and human right, protecting press freedom from censorship and surveillance overreach and ensuring safety for journalists online and offline.
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Law Dons say Supreme Court cannot rule against Museveni election petition 3 1 Top story

The question on whether judges can rule against President Museveni in the event that the Electoral Commission declared another candidate winner of the 2016 presidential elections being discussed among lawyers.
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Law Society Warns EC From Filling Lord Mayor Position uganda law society 1 Top story

The lawyers’ body in its statement issued out Tuesday warn that the EC’s acts of going ahead to organize by-elections and yet there is a court order stopping the removal of Mr Erias Lukwago from office until his application is determined, amounts to contempt of court.
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ULS to Challenge Odoki's Reappointment in Court constitution

The Uganda Law Society (ULS) has unanimously agreed to challenge the reappointment of retired Chief Justice Benjamin Odoki in court if Parliament vets him. A member of ULS Bruce Kyerere filed a petition that was discussed at the society’s extraordinary general meeting.
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