Kabale University opens law school

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Kabale University opens law school
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Kabale University  has launched a law school,  the first of its kind  in Kigezi sub-region.

Over the years students have been finding it challenging to have access to law studies  and had to travel to Kampala to attain law studies.

The school of law  bachelor of law, agricultural law, environment law and  community law and among  others.

Dr. Shallot Kabaseke Dean at the faculty of law noted that for the past 3 to 4 years Kabale university embarked to a journey to have the school of law.

“The journey to have this faculty was started from way back. I think this faculty has come at a right time since there is no university that offers this course in the Kigezi sub-region. Students around Kigezi sub-region has been finding hardship to travel to Kampala but now that the course is in the region its will solve all the standing challenges," Dr. Kabaseke noted.

“We promise the public that we shall offer professional legal education, ethical and we shall make sure that the faculty plays a big role in changing the society. "

Prof. Joy Kwesiga, the  vice chancellor at Kabale university noted that they want have a vibrant faculty of law, calling upon stake holders to offer the necessary support.

“My request  is that I would like to see a vibrant faculty. I call upon stakeholders to give all the needed support to see that faculty can grow," Prof.Kwesiga urged.

Justice Samuel Emokor , the resident judge  for Kabale circuit who was also the chief guest at the launch appealed to the faculty to let whatever they build on be solid .

Emokor added  that the faculty should focus on teaching legal skills adding that let skills not only focus on writing but let them be practical skills. He furthers calls on the students to so practice.

“Most of the times I have been in the service, I have seen lawyers who come out of university not having hands on skills. I want to appeal to you to be different from other institution."

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