Noordin Haji on trial: has the director of public prosecution failed the independence test? a scrutiny

The omphalos point of the study of political institutions is power and its uses. Even supposing we may be of the considered view that the concept of power is being associated exceptionally with politics or to say political science, but it is, in fact, exists in all dimensions of our social relationships. They are deeply […]

Constitutional Law, Issue No. 84 - Jan 2023
January 02, 2023
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Rethinking education reforms in Kenya

While research leading to the discovery of new knowledge, emerging trends in pedagogy and the needs of society inform such reforms, some of the reforms in the past have been undertaken following political pronouncements and the euphoria that rises as an aftermath. This partly explains why such reforms are ephemeral because they are anchored on […]

The East African Federation: is this the next step for the East African Community?

On June 11, 2022,  (EAC) announced that the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) officially became the 7th Full Member of the Community after depositing Instruments of Ratification on the accession of the Treaty for the establishment of the East African Community to the EAC Secretary  General, Peter Mathuki.[1] The DRC now shares in the full […]

Fintech-driven financial inclusion and consumer protection: Kenya’s case study

Consumer protection has been entrenched in Article 46 of the Constitution which lays forth the rights of consumers including the right to the protection of consumers’ health, safety and economic interests (emphasis added), and gives Parliament the mandate of enacting comprehensive legislation on consumer protection.[1] To this end, the Consumer Protection Act provides for the […]

A commentary on the Court of Appeal ruling in National Bank Limited & another v Basil Criticos, 2022

Introduction In May 2022, there was breaking news that was sponsored by the Court of Appeal decision. These were some of the headlines captured by different media stations ‘Former MP gets Sh 2B in Court fight with National Bank of Kenya’, ‘ Local Bank in Crisis After Court Orders Kshs 2.2 Billion Compensation to Former […]

Citation of 2022 ICJ jurist of the year award

This year, our distinguished Jurist has an intriguing reputation for pushing legal boundaries and challenging the status quo. This professional trait has earned him recognition nationally, regionally, and internationally. Our Jurist has earned a reputation for and contributed to Kenya’s transformative and innovative legal reforms through his legal prowess as a Human Rights Defender, Jurist, […]