Category Archives for Litigation

Court of Appeal stops Kenyan school from discriminating Muslim students

Court of Appeal stops Kenyan school from discriminating Muslim students

Kenya’s second highest Court, the Court of Appeal has rendered a landmark decision touching on the Bill of Rights. In a 7th September 2017unanimous decision the Court Composed of Justices of Appeal, Justice Waki, Nambuye(JA)…
Justice Odunga Orders JSC to re-open shortlisting of CJ,DCJ & Supreme Court Judge

Justice Odunga Orders JSC to re-open shortlisting of CJ,DCJ & Supreme Court Judge

In a groundbreaking judgement  this morning Justice Odunga has ordered  the judicial service commission to reconsider  the names of applicants it rejected during the shortlisting for the positions of CJ,DCJ  and judge of the supreme…
Public Interest Petition on appointments to Parastatal Boards

Public Interest Petition on appointments to Parastatal Boards

Together with the Africa Center for Open Governance, we have presented a petition to the High Court of Kenya seeking to challenge the constitutionality of appointment of various individuals to be members and chairpersons of…
Court urged to revoke President Kenyatta’s parastatal appointments

Court urged to revoke President Kenyatta’s parastatal appointments

By Agnes Oloo, Citizen Digital, published on 2 August 2016 on Citizentv.co.ke  A lobby group has moved to court seeking to have parastatal appointments by President Uhuru Kenyatta declared unconstitutional. Katiba Institute and Africa Centre…