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Why the Supreme Court of Uganda should reject the Constitutional Court's understanding of imprisonment for life
(Pretoria University Law Press (PULP), 2008)
The issue of life imprisonment is always a contentious one. Some people argue that life imprisonment should mean what it means, namely 'wholelife'. In Uganda, life imprisonment continues to mean imprisonment of 20 years. ...
International human rights law and foreign case law in interpreting constitutional rights: The Supreme Court of Uganda and the death penalty question.
(Pretoria University Law Press (PULP), 2009)
On 21 January 2009, the Supreme Court of Uganda handed down a judgment in which it held that the death penalty was constitutional, that a mandatory death sentence was unconstitutional, that hanging as a mode of execution ...
From archaic to modern law: Uganda's Refugees Act 2006 and her international obligations
(The Human Rights and Peace Center (HURIPEC), 2008)
Uganda enacted its first law to deal with refugees in 1955, which was repealed in 1960 by the Control of Alien Refugees Act. While the 1960 law was still in force, Uganda ratified international and regional human ...