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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 ...
How should the most evil of law breakers be punished: The death penalty vs life imprisonment in Uganda, 1993 – 2009
(The Human Rights and Peace Center (HURIPEC), 2011)
Article 22(1) of 1995 Constitution of Uganda protects the right to life and provides that it can only be taken away in the ‘execution of a sentence passed in a fair trial by a court of competent jurisdiction in respect ...