Uganda: Ogoola to Tackle Backlog of Cases

The new Judicial Service Commission has promised to immediately fill the vacant positions in the Judiciary to speed up and clear the backlog of cases.

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    Monitor, 29 October 2010

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    Monitor, 4 October 2010

    Principal Judge James Ogoola has appointed Justice Geoffrey Kiryabwire to head the Commercial Court in transfers that saw 26 judges of the High Court posted to new stations. Read more »

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    Ten judges who were in June appointed to the High Court bench were yesterday sworn in at State House, Entebbe. President Museveni presided over the swearing-in ceremony that was… Read more »

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    Monitor, 21 July 2011

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  • Uganda:   Work Stalls As President Delays to Appoint JSC

    Monitor, 20 July 2011

    Work at the Judicial Service Commission has stalled for over five months since the contracts of the commissioners expired, a situation seen to affect the administration of justice… Read more »