The Makerere Law Journal was founded on 11 November, 1971 as a publication of the Makerere Law Society, and intended as a medium for discourse on the "immense problems of Law" according to pioneer Chief Editor, Omara Atubo, this intention remains true

To mark 50 years of its existence, the journal is pleased to invite submissions for an MLJ@50 Special Edition due to be published this November 2021.

Submissions may be papers or articles with a legal or quasi-legal subject, case reviews, reviews of new or contentious legislation, comments, notes or any other common form of scholarly work.

We also specially invite submissions whose particular focus is on the evolution and development of particular branches, doctrines or principles of law over the last half-century, amongst other submissions.

There is no page limit. Please use the OSCOLA standard as a referencing style.

Ordinary submissions not intended for the special edition will continue to be received, reviewed and published on a rolling basis.

Submit your submission here, on or before 4th September, 2021, under the subject "MLJ@50 SPECIAL EDITION" and in accordance with the following specifications:

  • Font - Bookman Old Style
  • Font size - 12
  • Line spacing - 1.5
  • Referencing style – OSCOLA (4th edition, 2012)