• 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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    DSC_0681

  • 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

  • LAICON 2017

    LAICON 2017

    The Hon. Chief Justice, Bart Katureebe addresses delegates at the Inaugural Legal Aid Innovations Conference 2017 held at Hotel Africana on 8th September, 2017.

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

HiiL Press Release: Call for Justice Innovations

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Contact: Connor Sattely  Email: \n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                                                                                                                         Press ReleaseIssued: 6 March 2017 HiiL offers up to 20,000 EUR plus business support for justice innovators Innovators working on justice and legal issues worldwide can apply for up to 20,000 EUR in equity-freegrant money as part of the HiiL Justice Accelerator’s Innovating Justice Challenge.

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Press release: Respect freedoms, End worrying spate of intimidations, kidnaps and Detentions.

For Immediate Release Uganda: Respect freedoms, end worrying spate of intimidations, kidnaps and detentions (Kampala / April 12, 2017) – The Ugandan government must guarantee Dr. Stella Nyanzi, an academic and vocal social media critic a fair trial and respect of due process and court orders during her trial, the National Coalition of Human Rights defenders – Uganda (NCHRD-U) and the undersigned organisations said today. These organisations further condemned the kidnap and torture of NTV journalist Gertrude Uwitware by unknown assailants; commend the police for taking action to ensure her safe return and further urge for thorough investigations to bring her abductors to justice.

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LASPS Validate 5 modules of the upgraded IIMS

The Integrated information Management System popularly known by legal aid service providers as IIMS has been continuously updated to make it more responsive and adaptive to the different needs of the members.  On the 5th April 2017 selected LASPNET members met at Piato Restaurant in Kampala to validate the new functionalities/modules added onto the system which is already being utilized to ease case referral and reporting.

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More Articles...

  • 31 March , 2017
    In a space of only three months, since January 2017, the rule of law in Uganda has faced tremendous questions and challenges bringing to the fore the impression that judicial independence is at a crossroads.  The situation is graver when those expected to be the vanguards of justice contribute to its desecration, case in point being the interim injunction by Justice Steven Kavuma, the Deputy Chief Justice barring Parliament from deliberating on the peculiar award of sh6 b to 42 public officials for winning two tax disputes; against Heritage Oil and Gas and Tullow Uganda.
  • 31 March , 2017
    Access to justice is described as a fundamental right, as well as a key means to defend other rights. For justice to be real, it has to be available, affordable and accessible to all. Therefore, availability and accessibility of institutions (whether formal or informal) both in terms of facilities and human resource is crucial to empower the people to realize and protect their human rights as enshrined in the Constitution of Uganda and other international covenants such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948), the Convention on Civil and Political Rights (1966) to which Uganda is signatory.

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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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