What is Immunity?

What is Immunity?

Immunity is a preventive measure. In law, immunity is prevention from criminal or civil prosecution. In most cases, it is a constitutional privilege extended to officials holding and executing their duties on behalf of their countries.

Why You Need to Lodge a Caveat on Your Land

Why You Need to Lodge a Caveat on Your Land

“The land is the only thing in the world worth working for, worth fighting for, worth dying for, because it’s the only thing that lasts”. The above quotation reflects the current socio-economic tensions revolving around land, not just in Uganda but across the globe.

Right to Privacy is Fundamental

Right to Privacy is Fundamental

The right to privacy, I believe, protects the dignity of a person. “the right of people to make personal decisions regarding intimate matters; under the Common Law, the right of people to lead their lives in a manner that is reasonably secluded from public scrutiny, whether such scrutiny comes from a neighbour’s prying eyes, an […]

The Aboneka Case: Between the Church and the State, who is the Godfather?

The Aboneka Case: Between the Church and the State, who is the Godfather?

The family is the basic unit of the state. As such, it is often that we see the hand of the state in families right from formation to dissolution. For example, the state requires that a family must be formed by a man and a woman. The state further requires that the man and the […]

Why Public Interest Litigation Deserves our Attention

Why Public Interest Litigation Deserves our Attention

The ‘Public’ is you, the individual among a community that may be affected by a policy your leaders create. The ‘Interest’ is the ‘why’; and the litigation/defense is the ‘how’. Public Interest Litigation/Defense (hereinafter PIL/D) is litigation or defense for the rights and equality of the people (public). It is the caution and advocacy/activism that […]