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Request to Judicial Service Commission for information

Request to Judicial Service Commission for information

Following the shortlisting by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) for applicants for the position of Chief Justice (CJ), Deputy Chief Justice (DCJ) and a Judge of the Supreme Court, Katiba Institute, on July  together with…
Katiba Institute admitted as Amicus Curiae in LGBTQ cases

Katiba Institute admitted as Amicus Curiae in LGBTQ cases

Today, Katiba Institute was admitted as an Amicus Curiae in two cases filed by members of the LGBTQ community at the High Court. Katiba Institute was admitted into the cases on the basis of its…
The procedure for selecting a CJ – and other judges

The procedure for selecting a CJ – and other judges

Meeting the Star’s Tuesday night deadline for this piece, I was hit by the news about the Judicial Service Commission having shortlisted 6 candidates for CJ. My purpose had been to stress the need for…
Reflecting on eight parliamentarians in a hole – JILL COTTRELL GHAI

Reflecting on eight parliamentarians in a hole – JILL COTTRELL GHAI

It was quite a week for politico-legal theatre! For surely that was what it was – not a serious exercise in law enforcement or the prevention of hate speech. Yet no-one is supposed to direct…

Devolved Governance Forum (4th & 5th May 2015, Waterbuck Hotel Nakuru )

Devolution Issues Katiba Institute, in collaboration with the University of Western Cape, South Africa, are undertaking a comparative study on critical devolution issues. The study will culminate in a book. In the meantime, some of…