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'Barefoot' Lawyers Teach Ugandans Their Rights

Uganda has made headlines recently for controversial new legislation, but most Ugandans have little understanding of the laws and no access to legal counsel. To solve this problem, a Ugandan lawyer founded an organization called Barefoot Law that uses social media and other technology to help people cut through the haze of misinformation surrounding the laws that govern them. Before he began law school, Gerald Abila said he had never actually seen a copy of his country’s constitution....

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