Press Release

Chief Justice Cautions on Constitutional Amendments

15th, June 2015
JINJA – The Hon. Chief Justice, Hon. Justice Bart Katureebe has cautioned government on its intentions to revise the Constitutional provision that commands the police to produce suspected offenders to court within 48 hours of their arrest. Read More »

Government to Tackle Case Backlog – 2015/16 Budget

11th, June 2015
Government is to focus on reduction of case backlog, especially in regard to commercial disputes through investment in courtroom technology, introduction of faster court procedures and supporting new initiatives. Read More »

Judiciary Sets Up Hotlines for Court Users

19th, May 2015
As part of its fresh clean-up campaign to restore public confidence, the Judiciary has set up SMS hotlines for the public to report malpractices in the courts. Read More »

URA Trains Over 50 Judicial Officers in Tax Law

18th, May 2015
Over fifty (50) Judicial Officers underwent two-day training in emerging trends in tax law practice and administration organized by Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) to hone their skills in adjudication of revenue affairs. Read More »

Judicial Appointments and Promotions are Based on Merit

12th, May 2015
12 May 2015 – Nobody gets appointed or promoted into judicial ranks without a proper interview process by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), the Judiciary said. Read More »

Delayed Justice Fueling Violence - Mbarara Residents

11th, May 2015
Residents of Mbarara District said delayed justice by courts of law is fueling violence.The residents were interacting with judicial officers during Mbarara Chief Magistrate’s Court open day on May 6, 2015. 
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Magistrates Sworn In and Get Laptops

7th, May 2015
Uganda’s Chief Justice, Hon. Justice Bart Katureebe vowed to have Magistrates thrown behind the bars if they engage in corruption tendencies.Read More »

Chief Justice Blames Case Backlog on Lawyers

30th, April 2015
The Hon. Chief Justice Bart Katureebe has said the Judiciary will institute stringent measures to punish lawyers who do not make adequate preparations prior to court appearances. Read More »