Alternative Dispute Resolution, Issue No. 83 | Dec 2022
December 30, 2022
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The place of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms on felony matters

The debate intensely sparked in the country in 2013 when the court, in Republic v Mohamed Abdow Mohamed [2013] eKLR, acquitted the accused, who was charged with murder. In that case, the prosecution counsel orally applied to court for acquittal of the accused based on the fact that the complainant’s family had accepted compensation from […]

Issue No. 83 | Dec 2022, Litigation, The Judiciary
December 30, 2022
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Towards new frontiers of justice: re-evaluating the place of small claims court in Kenya: solace for the indigent?

Litigation has been complicated for the country’s impoverished citizens. This is due to the legal technicalities used in court, complex procedures, high costs, and delays in resolving disputes.1 Furthermore, there are impediments that the poor, as well as the marginalized and uneducated, face in their quest for justice. They include long distances to the courts, […]