Litigation

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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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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