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Research Papers/Topics in Law

The Relationship Between Poverty And Criminal Behaviour In Kenya: A Critical Analysis On The Crime Of Theft.

ABTSRACTThe level of criminal propensity in areas faced with massive poverty is quite high.compared to the economically upgraded areas. This research has one of its objectives asascertaining the relationship between poverty and crime in Kenya.A number of studies may have been carried out on the causes of crime but specificattention has not been previously had to the relationship between crime and pove11yespecially the offence of theft.It is pertinent to note as is done in this research ...

Electoral Malpractices: An Analysis Of The Law And Practice In Uganda.

ABSTRACTWith the rapid growth of democratic processes on the continent, elections have become part and parcel ofpublic life and government has come up with a legal framework governing elections.1Among the objectives that resulted into promulgation of the I 995 constitution were the need to base thestate on democratic principles whic~ empower and encourage the active participation of all citizens intheir own governance. It is therefore the duty of citizen to vote.However electoral malprac...

The Efficacy Of The Law On Bail In Uganda "Critique

AbstractTbis Study Basically Introduces The Rights Of The Accused On The Grant Of Bail. Bail Is AConstitutional Right Provided Under Article 23(6)(A) Of The Constitution Of The Republic.The Researcher Arrived At Fmdings Through Desk Researching Which Included Reading AlreadyAvailable Information About The Topic, Internet, Text Books, And Any Other Literature Available. TheStudy Was Narrowed To Bail Rights, Procedures And Formalities In Uganda With Specific ReferenceTo Local And Internati...

An Appraisal On The Rights Of Freedom Of Expression And Association In Uganda. A Review Of Article 29 Of The 1995 Constitution And Other Existing Laws

ABSTRACTI7ze study apprised the rights of freedom of expression and association in Uganda. A review ofarticle 29 of 1995 constitution of Uganda. It was carried out with specific aims of identifYing themajor causes qf violation of rights of ji-eedom of expression and association under article 29 of199 5 constitution; appraising the extent to which rights of freedom of expression and associationhave been enjoyed and recommended a way of how restraint law should liberalized examine the...

An Appraisal On The Rights Of Freedom Of Expression And Association In Uganda. A Review Of Article 29 Of The 1995 Constitution And Other Existing Laws.

ABSTRACTThe study apprised the rights offreedom of expression and association in Uganda. A review ofarticle 29 of 1995 constitution of Uganda. It was carried out with specific aims of identifying themajor causes of violation of rights of ji-eedom of expression and association under article 29 of1995 constitution; appraising the extent to which rights ofji-eedom of expression and associationhave been enjoyed and recommended a way of how restraint law should liberalized examine thecon...

The Protection Of Socio-Economic Rights Of Unaccompanied Refugee Children Under Human Rights Law: A Case Study Of Uganda

TABLE OF CONTENTSDeclaration .......................................................................................... . .iDedication ............................................................................................. iiAcknowledgement. ................................................................................. .iiiTable of contents .................................................................................... .ivList of abbreviations ......................................

The Role Of The International Criminal Court In Enhancing Criminal Justice In Uganda

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION ...................................................................................................................... iAPPROVAL ............................................................................................................................ iiDEDICATION ....................................................................................................................... iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ................................................................

Assessment Of Legal Regime In The Effective Protection Of Copyright In Uganda

ABSTRACTThe above research was carried out on a cross-section of the East Africa region but emphasis onUganda with an intention of examining the prevalence, causes, effect and factors impeding theeffective protection of Copyrights.The research attempts to trace the genesis of copyright and its progress to date, showing theshifts of circumstances that have occured overtime making Copyright more multifaceted andmystifying to the layman.The research discusses, the sources of copyrights, giv...

Examination Of The Contradictions Within The Employment Laws Regarding Labor Rights A Case Study In Uganda

ABSTRACTThis research sought to investigate the Employment industry and its laws and regulations inUganda. Specifically the study looks at the contradictions within the Employment laws regardinglabor rights and the therein as applied to Uganda. The objectives of the research are to find out ingeneral how the employment laws and regulations are being applied in Uganda, assess theirapplicability establishing the cun-ent working conditions of Employees, review the EmploymentRegulatory Bodie...

Separation of power in African Governments. A case study of Kenya under the new constitution 2010.

AbstractThe principle of separation of powers is a system of vesting power of the state in separate branches that is the executive, legislature and the judiciary1 . The separation of power is a model for the governance of a state. This model was developed in ancient Greece and came into wide spread use by the Roman public as part of the unmodified constitution by the Roman public society. Under this model, the state is divided into three branches each with separate and independent pow...

The Quest For Domestic Relations Law In Uganda.A Case Study As To Whether Its Anaccessity Or Wastage Of Time And Resources

ABSTRACTThe research entitled the quest for domestic relations bill was aimed at the followingobjectives to establish and investigate inadequacies in the methodologies employed in theinitial processes of the domestic relation laws reforms, to assess the shortfalls within theadvocacy strategy employed from the time the domestic study report was made public in1998 until the current period,to investigate and establish the possible extraneous factorsresponsible for the delay of the passing o...

An Analysis Of The Concept Of Judicial Independence In Uganda In The Context Of Post 1995 Constitution.

ABSTACTThis is a study on the principle of judicial independence. This is a doctrine that hasattained universal force which requires that in the perfonnance of its functions, thejudiciary must act independently. The judiciary is the only institution that is entrustedwith the role to protect the freedom and liberty of persons by way of interpreting the law.It therefore means that for efficient protection of personal freedom and liberty thejudiciary must not be subject to any person or au...

Recruitment Of Child Soldiers In Armed Conflicts In The Great Lakes Region: The Role Of Legal And Human Rights Instruments In The Protection Of Children's Rights

AbstractThe Great Lakes Region which constitutes of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda. The Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi is a region that has been invariable embroiled in wars and conflicts spanning decades. Broadly, a number of factors are responsible for this state of affairs ranging from social, cultural, economic and political factors. More specifically however, divergence in political thought and opinion, ethnicity, imperialistic tendencies, the struggle for wealth and natur...

A Critical Examination Of The Administration Of Justice In The

TABLE OF CONTENTDECLARATION ........................................................................................................................................... iAPPROVAL ................................................................................................................................................. iiDECLARATION ......................................................................................................................................... iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENT .....

The Welfare And Protection Of Children In Uganda. A Critic Of The Children Act

ABSTRACT... the child, due to the needs of his physical and mental developmentrequires particular care with regard to health, physical, mental, moral andsocial development, and requires legal protection in conditions of freedom,dignity and security.Preamble to the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the ChildParagraph6This quotation above shows clearly that children's rights deserve the same level ofattention in the human rights discourse like the rights of every other categories...


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