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Fix gaps in law on orders by foreign judges – Kenya’s Supreme Court 

By Carmel Rickard A judgment by Kenya’s top court has found significant gaps in the law dealing with orders of foreign courts. These were discovered in...

Courts move to rein-in ODPP in case termination 

The withdrawals caught the investigators of the DCI and the EACC by surprise as the files had been worked on in synergy with the...

On the applicability of the Basic Structure Doctrine, the BBI court was spot on

By Austin Ekesa In December 2020, I wrote an article in this magazine titled, “CJ Maraga: As profound as he was polarizing.” In it, I...

New Muruatetu Guidelines and the Supreme Court’s Dilemma on Mandatory Minimum Sentences

By Frankline Mbogori On December 14th 2017, the Supreme Court of Kenya delivered a landmark judgment pronouncing the mandatory nature of the death penalty unconstitutional....

The law on suing a sitting president

In the Kenyatta and Moi regimes, it was unimaginable for a High Court judge to indict the President for constitutional and/or legal transgressions. The...

Media Mogul SK Macharia in bid to gain control of his teenage grandson’s multi-million inheritance

By NLM Writer Media mogul and billionaire Samuel Kamau Macharia (S.K Macharia) is in court seeking orders to become his grandson's guardian, to take over...

Collaborative constitutionalism: Revisiting the remedy of suspended orders of invalidity

By Teddy Musiga On the eve of the repeat presidential election in October 2017, the High Court of Kenya sitting at Nairobi rendered a decision...


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