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08:02
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Police Scraps Postmortem Fees uganda police force 1 3

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says the directive effectively stops medical officers and police surgeons from charging members of the public for postmortems and medical examinations.
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Suspects Numbers Overwhelm Masaka Police salary adjustment 1 3

Police cells in greater Masaka region is overwhelmed by the number of inmates as the ongoing strike by judicial officers bites hard.
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Justice, Politics Dominate Ugandan Media – Study media management 3

The study shows that sourcing from women has stagnated at around 20 percent of all sources quoted in the three years of the study, with only about three in 10 stories quoting women at all. Female MPs and women who represent international and local NGOs outperform all other professional women in speaking to the media.
12:57
12:57

Besigye's Luzira Prison Security Fears Baseless - Report luzira prisons 4 1

Nakawa Chief Magistrate James Ereemye visited former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye in prison after his continuous pleas to the court that his rights were being violated.
12:32
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Judiciary Proposes Quicker Trial Process for Capital Cases capital offenders 1 1 Top story

The Judiciary has recommended to the Uganda Law Reform Commission that suspected capital offenders be charged before the High Court directly from police detention.
15:15
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Govt Stretched By Funding Pressures - Minister 1

State minister for Finance Fred Omach has told Parliament that government has various other pressures and cannot address all the issues affecting the Justice, Law and Order Sector.
15:02
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Community Service Failing In Kitgum - Magistrate access to justice

Community service orders for offenders are not bearing much fruits in Kitgum district, the Grade One Magistrates Court has said. Irene Akello, the Presiding Magistrate of the court says community service was introduced as an alternative justice program requiring convicted individuals to perform charitable services either entirely or partly in lieu of judicial remedies or penalties.
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Judiciary Takes Tough Stand On Corruption

The Judiciary will today launch a five-year strategy aimed at restoring its lost public trust and strengthening integrity that was lost due perceived or real corruption.
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Community Service Not Reforming Offenders In Kabarole sam mugenyi 2

Despite being hailed as a measure to decongest prison facilities in the country, many offenders in Kabarole district are not reforming, even after successfully serving their community service orders. Records at the Kabarole district community service office indicate that more than 80 offenders have served community service orders more than three times.
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Delay In Building JLOS House Costs Govt Billions - MPs 2

Members of Parliament have quizzed the Minister of Finance on why the construction of the Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS) headquarters has not kicked off. The MPs noted that the delay is costing government 51 billion shillings every year in rent, yet JLOS house will accommodate all the 11 institutions of the Justice sector.
13:09
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Rakai Magistrate Withdraws from Journalist's Assault Case

Last week, Human Rights Network for Journalists-HRNJ petitioned Mary Ikit, the Masaka Chief Magistrate accusing Awidi of mishandling the case.
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Internal Affairs Minister: Amnesty Commission Won't Close Down moses drako

The employees of Amnesty Commission and the thousands of people mostly former combatants who benefit from its activities have reasons to smile following news that it will get a new lease of life.
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Community Services Sentences Can Reduce Prison Congestion 2

The 2011/2012 Justice Law and Order report says the prisons would have had over 8,000 more prisoners if community service order had not been issued by courts.
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Report: Tribal Conflicts Remain Leading Disputes Among Communities traditional leaders

Tribal conflicts still remain the most ancient and long running disputes among local communities in the country, a new study has indicated.
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Excitement as Kalangala Gets First Ever Court justice delivery 2

There is excitement in Kalangala district following the opening of the first ever Magistrates Court in the area.
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Gov't Moves to Incorporate Customary Law into Formal Justice System. 1

Government is considering incorporating the informal justice system into the common law to decrease delayed justice in courts of law. Focus is being placed on traditional leaders who, before the introduction of the common law by colonialists, had informal justice systems in place to resolve communal disputes.
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Principal Judge Orders Police to Release Jueveniles justice bamwine 1 1

The principal Judge Yorokamu Bamwine has ordered the police to unconditionally release all the children who are in their cells. Bamwine issued the order this morning during an impromptu visit to Mbale Central Police Station where he found children sharing cells with adults.
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Child Offenders to Face Alternative Justice System juvenile offenders

Juvenile offenders will no longer be tried in the formal courts according to the new reforms being introduced by the Justice Law and Order Sector—JLOS.
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