Research Papers/Topics in Law

An analysis of the sufficiency of the domestic violence law in Uganda a case of Kampala district.

AbstractThis chapter entails the background to the area of the study, statement of the problem, research objective scope of the study, research questions significance of the study and chapterization, methodology, research design and the literature review. The above mentioned areas are of significance in this study since the chapter is the very foundation and reason why we are to carry out this study. 1.1.1 Background of the study Over the past decade, recognition of the scope and signif...

An Appraisal Of The Legal Duties Of Military Courts In The Uganda Criminal Justice System

Summary of the Report and Policy Recommendations The United Nations Human Rights Committee has emphasized that the right to a fair trial (which includes the right to an independent and impartial tribunal) applies in full to military courts as it does to the ordinary civilian courts. Based mainly on Uganda's military justice legal framework. this article critically examines the compliance of the country's military courts with the right to an independent and impartial tribunal. It is establishe...

Labour Discrimination In Uganda. A Case Study Of Uganda Police Force.

The researcher will be interested in investigating the labour discrimination in Uganda while focusing on police force as the area of interest. This was because of the emerging issues concerning labour and labour rights which are sensitive in the Uganda employment sector and one of the critical but often ignored concepts is that concerned with labour discrimination. Uganda is characterized by labour discrimination both in social, economic and political spheres of society. In the labor ec...

International Law Vis A Vis State Sovereignty. A Case Study Of The Arrest Warrant Against President Omar Elbashir Of Sudan.

Sovereignty have core meaning is supremacy of the state territories alongside others or without interference with other states, which is, supreme authority within a tetTitory, though the meanings given have varied across history. It is a modem notion of political authority. Historical variants can be understood along three dimensions, the holder of sovereignty, the absoluteness of sovereignty, and the intemal and external dimensions of sovereignty. The state is the political institution ...

The Contribution Of Post Election Crises To The Growth Of Electoral Democracy In Africa; A Case Study Of The 2008 Post Election Violence In Kenya

ABSTRACT On 30th December 2007, following the announcement of the presidential election results in Kenya; violence broke out in several places across the country amidst claims that the electoral commission of Kenya (ECK) had rigged the presidential election. Sporadic eruptions continued for many weeks, bringing death and destmction to thousands of Kenyans. The general purpose of the study was to examine the contribution of the postelection violence to the growth of electoral democrac...

Effectiveness Of The Law In Protection Of Internally Displaced Persons In Kenya

ABSTRACT This study "Effectiveness of the Law in Protection of Internally Displaced Persons' was carried out in Kenya with specific aims of; establishing the circumstances that lead to formation of IDPs in camps; effectiveness of the law protecting IDPs; the legal challenges faced in protecting of IDPs and possible interventions to improve on the position of the IDPs. To comprehend this, the study reviewed literature from various scholars on the specific aims as well as different intern...

The Role Of The Police In Administration Of Criminal Justice In The Republic Of Uganda

ABSTRACT The need for this study arose from the realization that Uganda Police Force plays a very important role in the administration of criminal justice. When an accused person is proved guilty before the courts of law, he I she is subjected to punishment. Thus, there is need to ensure that it is only the guilty that are punished but not the innocent. UPF evidence, although corroborative, plays a persuasive role in courts' decision making in cases where it is applicable. The main obje...

A Legal Analysis Of Motor Vehicle Third Party Insurance In Uganda

This is a descriptive cross study on motor vehicle third party insurance in Uganda carried out on 7 insurance companies and 70 motor vehicle owners. The study basically looks at a legal analysis of motor vehicle third party insurance in Uganda. Study focuses on the meaning of motor third party insurance under the motor vehicle insurance (third party risks) Act Cap 214.The study looks at the history of motor vehicle third party insurance right from the birth of a car until it came into f...

The Rights Of Lawful And Bonafide Occupants On Mallo Land And How Such Rights A-Re Violated In Uganda

ABSTRACT Tl1is stUd) '"" ahtlUt the rights ol' Ia\\ l'ul and bonafide occupants on iV\ailo land and h011 such rights \\ere\ illl~lh."d in l 1 gnnda. This \\cts carried out in Uganda\\ ith spcci lie aims of examining: the rights ol' l:n1 1\i\ ~mel borwlidc occupants on iVlailo land: the abuse ol'the rights ol.the honalidc occupants on fvlailo land: the effectiveness of the Jaw governing bonalide occupancy on fv\ailo l:>nrl: and suggesting improvements that can be made on bonafide occupan...

The Relevancy And Effectiveness Of Domicile Law In Uganda

For a long time, the right to equality before the law in terms of sex, gender, race, among others things has been misconceived by a big population. A case study is the applicability and of administration equality in terms of domiciles most especially in Uganda.The gender stereotypes where women are seen as a weaker sex and they are made to believe that whatever the society thinks of them is true and live by it which is not the case. The researcher looked at how the is...

Domestic violence and gender relations in contemporaryuganda-thelaw and practice in uganda. A case study of fida (uganda)

ABSTRACT This study "Domestic Violence and Gender Relations in Contemporary Uganda', was canied out in FIDA (U) Kampala District, with specific aims of examining the circumstances which give rise to domestic violence and gender relations through assessing the legalities considered, establishing loopholes in the laws protection against domestic violence to identify circumstances under which the law can be revised and suggesting possible interventions which can be relied upon in the r...

Customary Marriage Practices And The Law In South Sudan. A Case Study Of The Dinka Bor

The research was carried out on "customary marriage practices and the law in south Sudan" and it analysis the customs, beliefs norms and national laws that are applicable in South Sudan and the legal customs and it weakness and the strengthens. The significance of an essential legal bframework is established as per the new and existing laws enshrined in the transitional constitution of South Sudan 2011. Chapter one provides the background of the customary marriage practice...

A Critical Review On How Women Emanicipation Has Been Achieved Since The 1995 Constitution Of The Republic Of Uganda

ABSTRACT The world over, the number of women elected to public office has been increasing. The current percentage of women in all national parliamentary structures, upper and lower houses combined, stands at 20.4 percent, a significant improvement over 11.7 percent (1997) less than two decades ago. According to Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), countries such as Uganda are showing high prospects in implementing affirmative action in the country. Although little research has been conducte...

The Effect Of Peace And Conflict Resolution In Sudan A Case Study Of Southern Sudan

ABSTRACT This study "The Effect of Peace and Conflict Resolution" was carried out in Sudan with specific aims of establishing the factors that are leading to conflicts and their possible interventions, the importance of peace in conflict resolution and the challenges experienced in conflict resolution in Southern Sudan. To comprehend this, the study reviewed literature from various scholars on the specific aims as well as different laws from different countries that govern conflict reso...

How Far Imprisonment In Uganda Has Served Its Purpose As A Means Of Purnishment. (A Case Study Of Kampala District)

The term imprisonment is not defined precisely, although generally spealcing, it is the deprivation of personal liberty of a person. Thus, According to the "Black's Law Dictionary", imprisonment connotes the act of being confined especially in prison. Secondly, it is the state of being confined; a period of confinement. 1Prisons as a threat and reality have for the last two decades been used as a tool to remove offenders from society as a means of attempting to e...


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