Litigation

Lawyers seek to join suit against cybercrimes Act

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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 […]
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Understanding the three-tier government

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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 […]
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Case Summary – Election Laws Amendment Petition by Katiba Institute

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

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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 […]
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Kenya Government fined Sh1.7 billion for Lapsset lapses

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The Government has been ordered to pay 5,000 fishermen Sh1.7 billion for failing to consider the environmental harm caused by the Lamu Port, South Sudan, Ethiopia Transport Corridor project in […]
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Countering Violent Extremism Advocate Position – Katiba Institute

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KI has a Public Interest Litigation Unit that conducts KI’s litigation in-house. The Unit is comprised of distinguished litigators and scholars in diverse areas of constitutional and human rights law
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Understanding the Supreme Court case on the Death Penalty

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The existence of three recent cases on the death penalty all saying something different about the death penalty (see last week’s Katiba Corner) caused uncertainty among lawyers and the courts.
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Understanding the death penalty

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You will certainly know that the Supreme Court recently made an important decision about the death penalty: The punishment that would, if carried out, mean that a person convicted of […]
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