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Alternative Dispute Resolution Aided Judiciary Clear Case Backlog- Chief Justice 1 3

The Performance Report is in fulfilment of section 39(1) of the Administration of the Judiciary Act , 2020 that requires the Chief Justice to publish an annual performance report for every concluded financial year and distribute copies to the same to the President, Speaker and any other other stakeholder.
13:37
13:37

Museveni Appoints Former Chief Justice Katureebe as UMI Chancellor Bart katureebe 1

Katureebe’s successor Alfonse Owiny Dollo has always expressed criticism on how unfair it is for the government to allow their Supreme Court Judges to retire at the age of 70 years and then the retired judges are appointed to serve in similar capacities in other countries.
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19:56

Judiciary to Establish Specialized Court to Handle Environmental Matters 2 2 Top story

The environment is finally getting its day in Uganda’s courts.
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Owiny-DolloTips Judicial Officers On Effective Justice Dispensation Jamson Karemani 2 1

This he notes that they are not supposed to work while intending to please anyone or to show affection but should instead be impartial if they are also going to enjoy their work at peace in the justice system.
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12:57

Judiciary Releases Working Schedules for Judges During Lockdown Covid-19 2 1

On Monday, Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo suspended the hearing of all court cases including election petitions for 42 days.
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Mabirizi Challenges President's Covid-19 Directives Yoweri Museveni 1 2

Mabirizi now wants the court to quash Museveni and Owiny-Dollo's directives on ground of being illegal as well as issue a permanent order restraining government and her agents from implementing them.
19:29
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COVID-19: Judiciary Suspends Case Hearings Election Petitions 2 1 Top story

The circular adds that only urgent matters will be heard during the 42 days in strict observation of the standard operating procedures and it also encourages other Judicial staff to work from home.
19:23
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Mabirizi Challenges Supreme Court Decision to Declare Museveni Elected President 1 2

Mabirizi says without hearing the case up to its logical conclusion, there was no legal back up for court to have validated Museveni’s victory and he therefore wants the decision nullified.
19:32
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Bigirimana Assures MPs that Owiny-Dollo vs Kisakye Fight is Being Handled Judiciary 2 1

The Permanent Secretary of the Judiciary Pius Birgirimana has assured members of Parliament that the Judiciary has a mechanism to handle any internal conflicts that may exist in the judiciary.
15:57
15:57

Mabirizi Starts Process Seeking to Remove Chief Justice Owiny-Dollo from Office 4 1 Top story

According to Article 144 of the Constitution, a Judicial officer may be removed from office only for inability to perform the functions of his or her office arising from infirmity of the body or mind, misbehavior or misconduct or incompetence.
15:15
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More Time Needed to Handle Presidential Election Petitions –Chief Justice Eric Sabiiti 4 3 Top story

The Chief Justice wondered if the incumbent president is supposed to handover office in May and the elections are in January 2021 why then should courts have only 45 days to hear and determine grievances brought before them.
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Chief Justice Summons Top City Lawyers to Discuss Presidential Election Petitions Eric Sabiiti 1 Top story

In his December 7th, 2020 invitation letter to the lawyers, the Chief Justice Owiny-Dollo says the invitees will convene at Mestil Hotel with Supreme Court Justices on Presidential Election Petitions.
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18:54

Justice Law and Order Sector Cites Gaps in Service Delivery 4 1

Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny Dollo, says pertinent challenges are still affecting service delivery in the sector like congestion in prisons, clearing case backlogs, sexual gender violence that increased during COVID 19.
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