Implementation of the Report

A Widow’s right to matrimonial property

16 February 2015
When Justine Badaru a 38 year old, resident of Kijogoro Parish, Miirya Sub County, Masindi district lost her husband to an HIV/AIDs-related illness, she was left with no independent source of livelihood. Illiterate and HIV positive herself, the mother of four…


UK: Law Commission Scoping Consultation Deadline this Week; Key Findings and Outputs from 'Criminalizing Contagion' Seminar Series May Help Inform the Process

9 February 2015
This week, the Law Commission – which reviews areas of the law in England and Wales that have become unduly complicated, outdated or unfair – will conclude its scoping consultation of the reform the Offences Against The Person Act, the law that is currently…