The Chief Justice (CJ) Bart Magunda Katureebe has accepted a request from the School of Law community to become the leader of the new Makerere University (MAK) School of Law Alumni Association.
Katureebe announced the commitment yesterday, the August 8,2018 at the CJ’s chambers at the High Court in Kampala.
Chief Justice had hosted the Makerere school of law (SOL) organizing committee for the 50th anniversary celebrations due to take place on the 12th October 2018 later this year which will aslo mark the official launch of the association.
“My Lord, the SOL is proud to celebrate your achievement as the first Makerere Alumni to ascend to the high office of the Chief Justice of the Republic of Uganda” he posted.
The CJ also established an Annual Chief Justice’s Day at the school which will avail a a plat form for law students to interact with staff and judicial officers in teaching and mentoring services, in order to promote “legal education and access to justice in Uganda.”
As head fundraiser, Robert Kabushenga, used the opportunity to request the CJ to engage the president with matters of constructing of a new building at the SOL.
“My Lord, my request is that you help us talk to President Museveni to give us a new building at the SOL”