Justice Kavuma Confirms Conditions For Bail To Be Granted Pending An Appeal In The Case of Kalungi Abubaker Alias Manirak v Uganda

The Application was brought under article 23(6) of the constitution and Section 40 (2) of the criminal procedure code act, Section 132 (4) of the Trial on Indictments Act and rule 6, 2 (a) of the Judicature (Court of Appeal Rules) Directions Sections 1 13-10. The application seeking orders granting the applicant bail pending the…

October 22, 2018
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High Court Highlights the Ingredients of Aggravated Rape in Uganda V Kayondo David Case

Section 129 (1) of The Penal Code Act provides that: (1) Any person who unlawfully has sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of eighteen years commits an offence and is liable to suffer death. Mention the ingredients of the Aggravated Rape Brief Facts The accused, on the 15thday of May 2015 had sexual…

October 22, 2018
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Justice Stephen Mubiru Clarifies the Law on Civil Imprisonment

What is Detention for a Civil Wrong? Detention in civil prison is competent for failure to pay monetary awards, fines for contempt of court and for willful failure to perform a decree that orders specific performance (a decree ad factum praestandum) where court is satisfied that the non-performance is willful.  There are two reasons why…

October 13, 2018
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Speech by the Chief Justice Hon. Bart Katureebe at the Launch of the Judiciary Score Card

Address By Hon. Justice Bart M. Katureebe, Chief Justice Of Uganda At The Launch Of The Cepil Report On The Judiciary Scorecard 2018 Held At Serena Kampala Hotel On 28th March, 2018  The Hon. The Deputy Chief Justice The Hon. The Principal Judge The Hon. Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs The Hon. Attorney General…

June 14, 2018
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New Vision Crime Reporter Charles Etukuri ‘abducted’

Charles Etukuri, Investigative journalist and Senior Writer at the The New Vision was on Tuesday 13th February 2017, picked up from his workplace by security operatives in military fatigues This is believed to be in relation to his stories in the Saturday and Sunday Vision on the demise of a Finnish National at Pearl of Africa…

February 15, 2018
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Statement on the Appointment of Judicial Officers

On behalf of the Coalition in Support of The Independence of The Judiciary (CISTIJ), allow me to welcome you all to this press briefing. This Coalition comprises like-minded good governance civil society organizations including The Centre for Public Interests Law (CEPIL), Chapter Four Uganda, Legal Aid Service Provider’s Network (LASPNET), Foundation for Human Rights Initiative…

February 14, 2018
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