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Chief Justice Needs More Powers - Justice Kasule uganda 3 1 Top story

Justice Kasule argued that the Chief Justices powers are capped in the bill which was endorsed by cabinet early this year because he has to consult before making decisions. For instance, he pointed out, that the power to appoint or discipline judicial officers is vested in the judicial service commission.
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Katurebe introduces hotlines to curb corruption in Judiciary chief justice

Chief Justice Bert Katurbe is moving his determination to fight corruption in the judiciary by introducing SMS-based hotlines for the public to report corrupt judges , magistrates and judiciary support staff.
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Judiciary Puts on Brave Face As ULS Lawyers Shun Opening chief justice 1 Top story

Acting Chief Justice Steven Kavuma has today down-played the none appearance of private lawyers under their umbrella association Uganda Law Society (ULS) at the opening of the Judiciary\'s New Law year for 2015. Justice Kavuma said as long as the head of the Bar who is the attorney General Peter Nyombi was present at the function, it was inconsequential for other lawyers to attend.
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MPs Accuse Nyombi of Frustrating Efforts to Have a Chief Justice benjamin odoki 2 2

Members of Parliament on the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee have accused Attorney General Peter Nyombi of frustrating the efforts to get a substantive Chief Justice (CJ).
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Court Asked to Block Parliament from Approving Odoki as CJ chief justice Top story

The Constitutional Court has been asked to temporarily block Parliament from approving Benjamin Odoki as Chief Justice until the main petition challenging his controversial re-appointment filed by Western Youth MP Gerald Karuhanga is determined.
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Nyombi: Odoki's Re-appointment As CJ Constitutional chief justice 1

The government has defended the controversial re-appointment of Benjamin Odoki as Chief Justice (CJ) as being constitutional and that there will be no gross abuse of rule of law and constitutionalism to that effect.
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MPs: Judiciary In A Crisis chief justice 3

With a divisive figure for a Chief Justice and lack of a substantive deputy, some legislators think the Judiciary is in a crisis.
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Matembe Attacks EU Envoy Ridolfi Over Odoki Re-appointment chief justice 2 1

Miria Matembe, a Human Rights activist and also former Member of Parliament, has attacked the outgoing European Ambassador to Uganda Roberto Ridolfi over media reports that he supports the re-appointment of Justice Benjamin Odoki as Chief Justice.
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EU Envoy Ridolfi Backs Odoki Reappointment chief justice 1 2

Speaking at a media discourse with Uganda Parliamentary Press Association this morning, Ridolfi noted that it is the president\'s duty to ensure all critical positions of government are filled. Ridolfi said that President Museveni was right to reappoint Odoki as Chief Justice if he felt he was the best available candidate.
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ULS to Challenge Odoki's Reappointment in Court constitution

The Uganda Law Society (ULS) has unanimously agreed to challenge the reappointment of retired Chief Justice Benjamin Odoki in court if Parliament vets him. A member of ULS Bruce Kyerere filed a petition that was discussed at the society’s extraordinary general meeting.
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Judiciary Welcomes Re-appointment of Odoki and 3 Other Justices chief justice

The Judiciary has welcomed the re-appointment of out-going Chief Justice Benjamin Odoki to the Bench from retirement. However, the Judiciary remained silent on re-filling of the position of Chief Justice that has been at the centre of controversy lately. The press statement was released on Friday and signed by Judiciary’s public relations officer Erias Kisawuzi.
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MPs Go to Court Over Re-appointment of Odoki chief justice 1 4

The constitution requires the Chief Justice and his deputy to retire at 70-years of age.
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Acting Chief Justice Backs Proposal to Rise Retirement Age benjamin odoki

Acting Chief Justice Steven Kavuma, has backed the proposal to raise the retirement age of public officers from 60 to 75, saying as one gets older, they get wiser.
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List of New Judges Ready, Says Otafiire chief justice

Justice and Constitutional Affairs minister Kahinda Otafiire says the President has already cleared a list of judges to fill the vacant positions at the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal.
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Increase Our Salaries, Pleads Chief Justice Odoki minimum wage

Chief Justice Benjamin Odoki has said, as Judiciary, they will not sue government or riot for giving a deaf ear on increasing their small salaries but instead urged government for a pay rise.
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