Category Archives for Litigation

Court ruling on representation of the state by private lawfirms in civil suits

Court ruling on representation of the state by private lawfirms in civil suits

Katiba Institute & Another v Attorney General & 2 Others, Petition No. 331 of 2016 Ruling dated 2nd November, 2018 Facts The Petitioners in this case are Katiba Institute and Africa Centre for Open Governance…
Lawyers seek to join suit against cybercrimes Act

Lawyers seek to join suit against cybercrimes Act

The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) wants to be allowed to join a suit challenging implementation of the Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes Act. The LSK says the law, which President Uhuru Kenyatta assented to on…
Understanding the three-tier government

Understanding the three-tier government

Raila Odinga favours a shift from two levels of government — the national and the county — to three levels, the third being between the other two. This is part of his push for bringing…
Case Summary – Election Laws Amendment Petition by Katiba Institute

Case Summary – Election Laws Amendment Petition by Katiba Institute

Katiba Institute & 3 others v. Attorney General & 2 others Constitutional Petition No. 548 of 2017; [2018] eKLR On the 6th of April 2018 the Constitutional Division of the High Court handed down a…
Katiba Institute wants Uhuru’s staffer convicted for not divulging public information

Katiba Institute wants Uhuru’s staffer convicted for not divulging public information

Katiba Institute wants DPP to prosecute Secretary to President’s Delivery Unit for refusing to divulge information on government adverts. The Institute had made a Freedom of Information request directed at Andrew Wakahiu on August 17, 2017. That…