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Memorandum of Understanding Founded on Bilateral Agreement Declared Inconsistent with the Treaty EstablishingEast African Community. Henry Kyarimpa v the Attorney General of Uganda Emmanuel Ugirashebuja, P; Liboire Nkurunziza, VP; Edward Rutakangwa, Aaron Ringera and Geoffrey Kiryabwire, JJ.A February, 2016 Reported By Linda Awuor & Faith Wanjiku Download the Decision Brief Facts: The Government of Uganda […]

Supreme Court of India Declares the Doctrine of Adverse Possession Archaic State of Haryana vs Mukesh Kumar & Others Dalveer Bhandari, Deepak Verma September 30, 2011 Reported by Linda Awuor & Faith Wanjiku Download the Decision Brief Facts: The Petitioner had filed a civil suit seeking a relief of declaration to the effect that it […]

Article 159 of the Constitution mandates the Judiciary to promote alternative mechanisms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in the administration of justice. This is further given effect by the Civil Procedure Act (Chapter 21 of the Laws of Kenya). In line with its transformation framework, the Judiciary has embraced alternative dispute resolution as an avenue […]

Expert Evidence on Provision of Personal Protective Equipment to Employees held to be Admissible. Kennedy v Cordia (Services) LLP Lady Hale, (Deputy President), Lord Wilson, Lord Reed, Lord Toulson, Lord Hodge February 10, 2016 Reported By Linda Awuor & Faith Wanjiku Download the Decision Brief Facts: The Appellant was employed as a home carer by […]

By Emily Nakhungu Kenya Law once again partnered with Kenyatta University to realize the 4th All Kenyan Moot Court Competition (AKMCC) held at the Kenyatta University new moot court facility on 26th and 27th February 2016. Kenya Law appointed three legal experts to be the lead judges for the oral presentations and to assist in […]

By Erick Oduor Kenya Law employees joined over 40,000 participants to mark the 3rd Edition of the First Lady’s Half Marathon which was held on March 6, 2016. Led by the CEO/Editor, Mr. Long’et Terer, the staff members braved the morning cold to run in the 21, 10, 5 and 2 kilometre categories. Spearheaded by […]

The Hon. Chief Justice, Dr. Willy Mutunga, D.Jur, SC, EGH launched the Sentencing Policy Guidelines for judges and magistrates on 25th January, 2016. These guidelines were developed by a Task Force which was appointed in the year 2014 through Gazette Notice No. 4087. Its mandate was to review the past sentencing patterns and policies and […]

Please find below legislation that have recently come into force: Magistrate Court’s Act, No. 26 of 2015. The objective of this Act is to enable magistrate courts to facilitate just, expeditious, proportionate and accessible judicial services in exercise of the criminal and civil jurisdiction in this Act or any other written law. It repeals the […]

The Chief Justice and President of the Supreme Court, Hon Dr Justice Willy Mutunga D. Jur., SC, EGH, has established two more divisions of the High Court vide Gazette Notice No. 9123. The Anti-corruption and Economic Crimes Division has been added to the divisions in Nairobi High Court. The existing divisions are Criminal Division; Civil […]

By Emily Nakhungu. The Hon. Chief Justice, Dr. Willy Mutunga commended Kenya Law for being the focal point in Africa as far as Law Reporting is concerned and making legal information accessible to all. He underscored the importance of the Legal information institutes (LIIs) working together and looking for viable solutions to common problems. In […]

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