On the 10th March 2017, MR Justice Warby in Jack Monroe V Katie EWHC 433 (QB) took, in part, judicial notice of twitter as a social media site. He said this in paragraph 5 of the judgment, ‘Twitter is...
Article 119 (1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda provides that the Attorney General of Uganda shall be a cabinet minister appointed by the president with the approval of Parliament. It is important to examine and analyse...
Mark Elliott and Hayley J Hooper   The judgment of the High Court in R (Miller) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union  EWHC 2768 (Admin), decided on 3 November 2016, has been subjected to astonishing and wholly misguided...
South Africa & the Domestication Question: A commentary on the ICC denunciation  By Matsiko Samuel A conversation on the withdrawal of African states from the International Criminal Court and its impact on States Parties that have domesticated the Rome Statute is...
Please refer to our article, on 24 October "A Legal Relationship Between a 'user or an Account Holder' and Social Media Companies." Social media companies collect a lot of information. The scale cannot be comprehended, all I can ask, what...
What is the legal relationship between a user and a social media company. Is it a contract, a license or something else?. There are plenty of social media platforms owned by companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, Flicker, Instagram, Snapchat,...

Legal Drone.

Drones are allover Uganda, yet they are not regulated. They are getting commercial yet no Ugandan is giving them a thought. According to figures of the Federal Trade Commission (U.S) one millions drones are expected to be bought this...
They came, they spied, and they conquered! No sooner had the soil dried up on the mass grave resulting from the termination of the Kenyan cases than the pieces of the mysterious Hague trials began to come together. The role...
The court can be a very scary place especially if you are there to answer a criminal charge and you are not represented by a lawyer. The ideal notion of representing yourself is enshrined under Article 28(3) of The...
As the reach of Facebook takes on ubiquitous proportions (1-billion users worldwide), the tidal wave is reaching the shores of law. A search of “facebook” on CanLII yields over 550 results, and that, necessarily since 2006, the year Facebook...

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