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 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 […]

Affray, An Offence Against Public Order

Affray, An Offence Against Public Order

This little known crime is a famous aftermath at most social gatherings, hangouts and face-offs between conflicting individuals with limited control of their actions, decisions and muscle.

What Does a Charge of Vandalism Mean to the Accused?

What Does a Charge of Vandalism Mean to the Accused?

Vandalism, literally, is a deliberate act of destroying or damaging property. Property could be privately or publicly owned. Offenders may have acted singly or in groups and therefore charged accordingly.

How to Apply for a Tourist Operator License

How to Apply for a Tourist Operator License

The Uganda Tourism Act of 2008 provides for the process of licensing. It limits this provision to tourist accommodation, ‘designated facilities’, travel agents, tour operators and tour guides.