Category Archives for Litigation

Kenya Government fined Sh1.7 billion for Lapsset lapses

Kenya Government fined Sh1.7 billion for Lapsset lapses

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 Lamu. In a verdict that…
Countering Violent Extremism Advocate Position – Katiba Institute

Countering Violent Extremism Advocate Position – Katiba Institute

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
Understanding the Supreme Court case on the Death Penalty

Understanding the Supreme Court case on the Death Penalty

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.
Understanding the death penalty

Understanding the death penalty

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 certain crimes would himself or…
Supreme Court to decide the fate of CDF law

Supreme Court to decide the fate of CDF law

The fate of the Constituency Development Fund Act now lies with the Supreme Court after two organisations challenged a decision made by the Court of Appeal last November.