• ACCESS TO JUSTICE CONFERENCE 2018

    ACCESS TO JUSTICE CONFERENCE 2018

    Stakeholders and the Principal Judge (front row 3rd from left) at the 4th Annual Access to Justice Conference held at Hotel Africana on the 25th of October 2018

  • 9th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2018

    9th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2018

    LASPNET Board and Hon. Remmy Kasule (4th from left) at the 9th Annual General Meeting held at Hotel Africana on the 26th of October 2018

  • Legal Aid Ambassadors' training and induction

    Legal Aid Ambassadors' training and induction

    Stakeholders and the Deputy Speaker (in bow tie) at the training and induction workshop of the Legal Aid Ambassadors at Serena Conference Hotel

  • TRENDS ANALYSIS REPORT ON A2J

    TRENDS ANALYSIS REPORT ON A2J

    L-R Mr. Samuel Herbert Nsubuga, Board Chairperson LASPNET,H.W Immaculate Busingye,Deputy Registrar –Judiciary,Mr. Henry Tukahirwa,Senior Commissioner of Police and Mr.Musa Modoi at the launch of the Access to Justice Trends Analysis Report for 2017

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  • MEETING THE DEPUTY SPEAKER OF PARLIAMENT ON THE NLAP

    MEETING THE DEPUTY SPEAKER OF PARLIAMENT ON THE NLAP

    Hon.Jacob Olanya, Deputy Speaker of Parliament (in grey shirt) receives the draft NLAP from Mr. Samuel Nsubuga, the Chairperson LASPNET during the meeting in the speaker’s chambers at Parliament on 9th/11/17.Looking on are LASPs and members of the Greater North Parliamentary Forum.

  • LAICON 2017

    LAICON 2017

    R-L. The Hon.Chief Justice Bart Katureebe hands over an award certificate to Ms. Phiona Orikiriza from the Public Interest Law Clinic, Makerere University in recognition for being among the top five innovators at the Legal Aid Innovations Conference. Looking on is Mr. Sam Wairgala, the JLOS Deputy Senior Technical Advisor and Ms. Sylvia Namubiru Mukasa, the LASPNET Executive Director

  • MEETING WITH ICNL

    MEETING WITH ICNL

    Mr.Felix Kyalo (in grey suit) with the LASPNET Secretariat team after a meeting held on 19th January 2018 to discuss areas of partnership

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Our Vision

A Free and Just Society.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Our Mission

To provide a platform for effective networking and collaboration to enhance legal aid service delivery and access to justice for the most vulnerable and marginalised people.

Our Goal

To Improve networking, collaboration and coordination among legal aid service providers in Uganda.                                                                     

Our Mandate

To strengthen coordination and networking of LASPs, harmonisation and standardisation of legal aid service provision by the different service providers, lobbying and advocacy to facilitate a favourable legal and policy environment.

Features & Highlights

Parliament Urged To Pass National Legal Aid Policy

Legal aid should be perceived broadly beyond court processes so that it can be used to enhance options likely to divert some matters from the already clogged court system through Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanisms like arbitration and mediation as well as counseling and psycho-socio support. This was revealed by the Acting Chief Justice Steven Kavuma while opening a two days  Second National Legal Aid Conference which took place on 26th and 27th June 2014 at Imperial Royale Hotel.

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The 2nd National Legal Aid Conference- Download presentations

  The 2nd National Legal Aid Conference that took place on 26th and 27th June was quite a success. We would like to thank all gallant members who participated and made it successful. We would also in a special way like to appreciate the organizers, the tusk force committee, the Justice centers, JLOS institute, Ministry of Justice and constitutional affairs, the parliament of Uganda, the development partners, strategic partners, regional partners, civil society, all LASPs, the media and the general public for making the 2nd National Legal Aid conference a success. We look forward to your continued support and cooperation. Please download the presentations of the 2nd National Legal Aid Conference here IMPLEMENTATION FRAMEWORK FOR LEGAL AID IN UGANDA [234.27 KB] Legal Aid Conference - Programme - Final (5)-2 [593.7 KB] Opening Remarks by Justice Adonyo [65.55 KB] ROADMAP TO A NATIONAL LEGAL AID SCHEME IN KENYA-Caro's Presentation. [390 KB] ROADMAP TO A NATIONAL LEGAL AID SCHEME IN KENYA-Caro's Presentation. [6.22 MB] Speech by the Chief Justice at the 2nd National Legal Aid Confe [3.01 MB] THE RELEVANCE OF LEGAL AID TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND IN UGANDA [5.18 MB] The Use of Legal Aid to realise other rights - Experiences from the Great Lakes Region By Tito Byenkya [1.27 MB] The provision of legal aid by the non-state actors in Uganda [1013.57 KB] The provision of legal aid services by state-funded mechanisms in Uganda challenges and opportunities [998.62 KB] UNDERTAKINGS FROM THE 1ST NATIONAL LEGAL AID CONFERENCE [326.53 KB]  

Press Conference on NLAC at LASPNET secretariat

Access  to justice, according to the International Convention on Civil and Political Rights, includes  the  right to  legal  assistance and Uganda’s Constitution further gives entitlement for  an accused person charged with a capital offense to be  represented in court  at state  expense. LASPNET Vice Chairperson, Executive Director and Treasurer during a press conference at LASPNET secretariat

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    LASPNET secretariat held the quarterly thematic cluster meetings in February this year. These were followed by Working group meetings to discuss the salient issues that had emanated from each cluster meeting. We came up with a summary of these as below:
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    As a network of Non-state legal aid service providers, the enhancement of skills of the membership and expanding the repertoire of competencies can never be over emphasized.With the mandate to maintain and improve the standards of conduct and learning of the legal profession in Uganda through facilitating the acquisition of legal knowledge by members of the legal profession in Uganda as regards conditions of practice and otherwise, the Uganda Law Society is strategically placed with non-state and state legal practitioners as a major player in the justice system of UgandaWith a diverse membership of thousands of legal brains with extensive experience in research, litigation, legislation and other facets of law, partnership with the ULS would greatly enhance quality improvement, skill and standards of legal aid that LASPNET seeks through capacitation of her membership to improve access to justice for the indigent.

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ABOUT LASPNET

The Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET) is a national member NGO established in 2004 to provide strategic linkages and a collaboration framework for the Legal Aid Service Providers and maintain a common front to interface with various actors in the Justice, Law and Order Sector in Uganda. It targets three critical aspects of coordination: a collective role bringing together different LASPs for solidarity in strategizing, sharing lessons and experiences, while minimizing duplication; capacitating them through collaborative research and analysis ; as well as documenting, providing needed feedback, and amplifying voice on key issues regarding access to justice/legal aid at regional, national or international level.

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