Litigation

Supreme Court to decide the fate of CDF law

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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.
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Supreme Court declares the Mandatory Death Penalty unconstitutional

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The petitioners in petition Number 15 of 2015, (Francis Karioko Muruatetu and Wilson Thirimbu Mwangi) and others were arraigned before the High Court (Mbogholi Msagha J.) for the offence of […]
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Unconstitutionality of CDF – Judgment by the Court of Appeal

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On 3rd February, 2013, The Institute for Social Accountability (TISA), 1st respondent, filed Petition No. 71 of 2013 in the High Court, Nairobi, alleging that the Constituency Development Fund Act, […]
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Groups in court to block enactment of amended election laws

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Two lobby groups have moved to court seeking to suspend the implementation of the amendments made to the election laws. The Katiba Institute and the Centre for Open Governance, Africog, […]
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High Court stops #GoKDelivers and #JubileeDelivers adverts

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The High Court has stopped the government from advertising its achievements, pending the hearing of a case filed by Katiba Institute. Justice Chacha Mwita granted the order on Monday after […]
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Why the High Court said MCAs will earn a salary until March 2018

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Last week the High Court at Milimani caused a furor after ruling that Members of County Assemblies popularly known as MCA’s are to be paid their dues until March 2018. […]
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Case challenging parastatal appointments referred to CJ

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A case contesting the President’s appointments of state corporations heads has been referred to Chief Justice David Maraga for constitution of a bench to hear it. The case was filed […]
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Are Presidential Results at Constituency Level Final?

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On April 7, 2017, a three-judge bench of the High Court, in a case that Katiba Institute was an amicus curiae, ruled that presidential results at the  constituency level are […]
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