Following the commissioning of the Rule of Law Champions 2019 after an intense mentorship session, we took the liberty to document the thoughts opinions and understanding of the concept of the Rule of Law. This Journal is a compendium of the thoughts and opinions of young lawyers ( the Rule of Law Champions 2019) on the state of the Rule of Law in Uganda.
The report provides an assessment of key performance parameters for measuring the Judicial Officials and more importantly what the parameters reveal about the officials in terms of their weaknesses and strengths in the delivery of services to consumers and users of the justice system.
The dialogue was carried out on May 22 2019 at Imperial Hotel to examine the independence of the Judiciary in light of the Supreme Court’s decision and its role as the custodian of the Constitution and the Rule of Law.
This analysis addresses the content of the Basic Structure Doctrine, its scope and limitations. It also comments on the decision of the Supreme Court in Consolidated Constitutional Appeal No. 2 of 2018; Male Mabirizi Kiwanuka & Others v. Attorney General.
The scorecard report provides an assessment report of key performance parameters for measuring the judicial officials and more importantly what the parameters reveal about the officials in terms of their weaknesses and strengths in the delivery of services to consumers and users of the justice system.
This report has concerned itself with the state of the Judiciary in Uganda and examines questions pertaining to its institutional and organizational independence, judicial tenure and mandate, the operation and administration of the Judiciary and its interaction with other arms and departments of government.