Press Release

High Court Using Hi-Tech Screens During the Muslim Clerics Case

24th, October 2016
The International Crimes Division of the High court is trying Sheikh Yunus Kamoga, the leader of the Tabliq sect, and 13 others accused of murdering Muslim clerics between 2014 and 2015. Read More »

Judiciary Sets Sentencing Guidelines for Magistrates

18th, October 2016
KAMPALA.  Scenarios of having different court sentences for the same offence committed under similar circumstances will soon be history. This follows a consultative meeting where draft sentencing guidelines for non-capital offences were presented. Read More »

Kampala Parents' Pupils Pay Courtesy Call on the Chief Justice

15th, October 2016
KAMPALA. On Friday (October 14, 2016) afternoon, about 15 pupils of Kampala Parents’ School were dressed in Judges’ gowns and wigs, others were dressed like lawyers. Read More »

Launch of the Gender Bench Book

10th, October 2016
The High Court Judge, Hon. Justice David Batema authored a book on gender discrimination in the Justice system and confessed that the motivation to compile the publication was based on past error when he unfairly punished a woman who failed to show up for trial in court because of health reasons but had not presented medical forms to prove her sickness. Read More »

Court Appeal Session at Mbarara High Court

3rd, October 2016
The Deputy Chief Justice, Hon. Justice Steven Kavuma launched a Court of Appeal session in Mbarara High Court circuit where 50 criminal cases will be heard.Read More »

Government to Procure Audio Visual Links for all Courts

28th, September 2016
The Government in partnership with United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has embarked on a process to procure Audio Visual Link for all courts to speed up the hearing of cases children. Read More »

Chief Inspector of Courts Tips Mbale Court Staff on Children Files

27th, September 2016
The Inspector of Courts Hon. Justice Augustine Nshimye who is on a three day Eastern and Northern regional tour of courts has given tips to Mbale court staff on how to effectively register the case files regarding children. Read More »

Judiciary Embarks on Juvenile Justice Inspection

26th, September 2016
The Judiciary with support from UNICEF has embarked on promoting child friendly procedures in line with the Constitution, Children's Act as well as Uganda's international obligation on the protection of children's rights.  Read More »