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15:43
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Mabirizi Bail Application Hearing Flops Male Mabirizi 1

Last month, Mabirizi also asked the Court of Appeal comprised of Justices Muzamiru Mutangula Kibeedi, and Lady Justices Irene Mulyagonja and Eva Luswata to release him temporarily pending the determination of his intended appeal challenging his conviction and subsequent sentence of 18 months imprisonment.
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Court to Decide on Mabirizi's Application for Temporary Freedom on Notice MTN IPO 1

Mabirizi wants to be released pending the determination of his intended appeal against the decision to convict and sentence him to 18 months in jail for contempt of Court.
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Court Halts Mabirizi's Offensive Communication Trial Male Mabirizi 1

Court presided over by Grade One Magistrate Sanula Nambozo on Friday halted the proceedings and forwarded the file to the Constitutional Court as requested by Mabirizi for its interpretation.
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Offensive Communication: Ssemakadde's Lawyer Wants to Cross Examine Prosecutor Derrick Bazekuketta 2 1

Busobozi asked Court to direct Kyazze to take oath for cross-examination on his submission. Speaking on behalf of the team, Bazekuketta explained that they want to cross-examine the State Attorney over his claims that the DPP is still inquiring into the matter, saying there was no evidence to this effect.
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Jailed Mabirizi Can't be Allowed Internet Access -Prison Authorities Susan Makula 1

The Assistant Officer in Charge of Luzira Prison Herber Kaheeru affirmed the position while appearing before the Criminal Division Judge Isaac Muwata to explain why it was not possible to give jailed lawyer Male Mabirizi internet services as he had requested.
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Mabirizi Petitions Principal Judge Over Delay to Hear Applications Male Mabirizi 1

In a petition dated April 19 2022 addressed to the Principal Judge, Mabirizi states that the applications were all bundled together and kept before Ssekaana and to date, they have never been fixed for hearing.
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Ssemakadde Opposes Move by DPP to Takeover His Case Male Mabirizi 2 Top story

Walyemera told the court that Ssemakadde is already standing trial in court on similar offences, which are being investigated by the Criminal Investigations Directorate and is out on police bond. He argued that the double proceedings against his client is tantamount to abuse of the Court process.
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DPP Asks to Take Over Mabirizi's Offensive Communication Case Male Mabirizi 1 2 Top story

On Tuesday, when the matter came up for mention before Buganda Road Grade One Magistrate, Sanula Nambozo, State Attorneys Joan Keko and Ivan Kyazze informed Court that they had instructions from the Director of Public Prosecutions to take over the matter.
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Court Halts Mabirizi's Plea to Offensive Communication Charges Male Mabirizi 2 2

According to Mabirizi, this is not a case that needs to be rushed because the petitioner Rutaro has a personal vendetta against him, hatred and bad relationship between them which has since become sour
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Lawyer Ssemakadde Asks Court to Halt Trial for Lack of Jurisdiction Male Mabirizi 2 1

Ssemakadde was summoned to appear today before the Court presided over by Grade One Magistrate Marion Mangeni to be charged on three offenses stemming from his posts on his Twitter handle where he allegedly abused High Court Judge Musa Ssekaana.
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Ssemakadde Petitions Court to Quash Offensive Communication Charges Isaac Ssemakadde 1 Top story

On Thursday morning, Ssemakadde through his lawyers of Walyemela and Company Advocates, Thomas and Michael Advocates and Gem Advocates filed an application before Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s court to set aside the charges on grounds that the summons issued against didn’t follow due process of the law, which makes then invalid.
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Justice Musa Ssekaana Steps Aside from Mabirizi's Cases Male Mabirizi 1 2

Ssekaana issued an order for the arrest of Mabirizi on February 15, 2022, after finding him guilty of contempt of court for allegedly attacking judicial officers using his social media platforms. He had earlier on ordered Mabirizi to pay a fine of 300 million Shillings for the same offence.
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Mabirizi Loses Bid to Set Him Free Isaac Ssemakadde 1

Mabirizi accused Ssekaana for being biased , incompetent and not able to head the smallest court of a family, and one who doesn't qualify for any award from Uganda Law Society and even for a Grade Two Magistrate
15:46
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Ssemakadde Asks Court to Release Mabirizi Pending Appeal Isaac Ssemakadde 2 1 Top story

Mabirizi ran to the appellant court when Justice Ssekaana found him guilty of contempt of court on February 15th, 2022 and sentenced him to 18 months in civil prison. The same had earlier on January 27th, 2022 issued orders stopping Mabirizi from using his social pages to attack judicial officers.
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Police Summons Lawyer Ssemakadde for Abusing Justice Ssekaana Male Mabirizi 1

Ssemakadde has been summoned by Assistant Commissioner of Police Julius Twinomujuni on behalf of the Director CID to report at the CID headquarters in Kibuli on February 28th, 2022. He will be interviewed and also asked to record a statement for offensive communication.
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Lawyer Mabirizi Petitions Principal Judge Over 18 Jail Term Musa Ssekaana 2 1

Meanwhile Mabirizi has petitioned the Inspector General of Government Beti Kamya seeking to be given information related to Ssekaana's wealth declaration documents such that he can prosecute him.
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Mabirizi's 18 Month Jail Term Draws Mixed Reactions from Lawyers Caleb Alaka 1 3 Top story

A section of lawyers interviewed by URN on Mabirizi's conviction have expressed mixed feelings. Some of the lawyers described the sentence as harsh and advised him to appeal and the sentence.
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Court Orders Mabirizi's Arrest on Sight to Serve 18 Months Jail Term contempt of court 1 Top story

Mabirizi’s lawyer Noel Nuwe asked the Court to give his client an opportunity to appear and explain if he made those posts in violation of the earlier court order. Nuwe argued that Mabirizi was not aware of the court ruling that barred him from attacking judicial officers and only came to know about it on Tuesday morning and needed more time to defend himself.
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Court Discharges Kyagulanyi in University Papers Case Male Mabirizi 2 1

Mabirizi told Uganda Radio Network that he has many options after this decision, including reinstating the case before LDC Court, arguing that he gathered sufficient evidence to convict Kyagulanyi.
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Mixed Reactions by Lawyers to Justice Sekaana Fining Mabirizi UGX300m Steven Kalali 3 1

Chapter Four Uganda’s Nicholas Opiyo says that by Mabirizi’s behavior alone, he is narrowing the court's tolerance of public interest litigation and hopes that courts can move beyond the single litigant irritation to uphold the expansive realm of public interest suits in the constitution in matters of human rights enforcement.
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