July 3, 2013 / Case Summary

Trial Chamber V(A) Conditionally Excuses William Samoei Ruto From Continuous Presence at the Trial Starting on 10 September 2013

ICC-CPI-20130618-PR920 The Prosecutor v. William Samoei Ruto and Joshua Arap Sang June 18, 2013 Reported by Monica Achode The charges in the case The Prosecutor v. William Samoei Ruto and Joshua

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July 3, 2013 / General

NGO’s Based in the U.S.A Must Have Policies Explicitly Opposing Prostitution in Order to Receive Federal Funding for Programs to Combat HIV/Aids

Agency for International Development et. al. v. Alliance for Open Society International Inc et. al. Roberts G., (C.J), Scalia A. (A.J) Kennedy A. (A.J), Thomas C (A.J), Ginsburg R. B (A.J), Breyer S.

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June 26, 2013 / General

DNA Swabbing of Arrestee’s is Permissible in the United States Where Probable Cause upon Arrest is Established

Maryland v. King Appeal No 12–207. Supreme Court of the United States Roberts G., (C.J), Scalia A. (A.J) Kennedy A. (A.J), Thomas C (A.J), Ginsburg R. B (A.J), Breyer S. (A.J) Alito S. (A.J)

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June 26, 2013 / General

Properties Vested in Companies Are Held on Trust for a Husband and are Subject to Distribution as Matrimonial Property

Prest v Petrodel Resources Limited & Others [2013] UKSC 34 Supreme Court of the United Kingdom Lord Neuberger (President), Lord Walker, Lady Hale, Lord Mance, Lord Clarke, Lord Wilson, Lo

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June 24, 2013 / General

Sustainable Nationhood amidst Diversity: Kenya’s Electoral Experience under a Democratic Constitution

Address made before the Central Student Representative Council of the University of the Free State of South Africa, on the occasion of a leadership Tour, Nairobi, 19 June 2013 By The

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June 15, 2013 / General

Election Disputes and the Judicial Process: Emerging Lessons

Paper presented at the Colloquium for the Selected Bench of the Judiciary Working Committee on Election Preparations, Great Rift Valley Lodge, Naivasha, 23 April 2013

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June 11, 2013 / General

A Compilation of Summaries of Selected Cases on the Interpretation of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010

A Compilation of Summaries of Selected Cases on the Interpretation of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010

(Sept. 2010-Sept. 2012) Prepared by Njeri Githang’a Law Reporter June 2013. Introduction The dawn of a new era set in on August 27, 2010 when the much awaited Const

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June 7, 2013 / General

Law Reform Compilation

Law Reform Compilation

By Monica Achode and Linda Awuor June, 2013 Judicial opinions are an important tool for evaluating the constitutionality, propriety, effectiveness and utility of statut

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June 1, 2013 / General

The Open Government Partnership-Africa: Regional Meeting, 2013

The Open Government Partnership-Africa: Regional Meeting, 2013

By Michael M. Murungi May 30, 2013 The Open Government Partnership (OGP) held its African regional meeting in Mombasa, Kenya between May 29-30 2013. The meeting was held on the sidelines of th

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June 1, 2013 / General

Comparative Analysis of Presidential Election Petitions In Kenya and Other Jurisdictions

Comparative Analysis of Presidential Election Petitions In Kenya and Other Jurisdictions

By Linda Awuor and Monica Achode May 15, 2013 1.0: Introduction A presidential election petition is the formal process of challenging the process, the outcome or any aspect of the electio

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June 1, 2013 / General

Judges and Courts: Is there a Distinction?

By Jo Abuodha-Judge of the Industrial Court of Kenya May 2013 Can a judge of a specialized court preside and substantially hear disputes or questions reserved to the exclusive jurisdiction of the

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May 31, 2013 / General

Court of Appeal Land Mark Jurisprudence: An Analysis of Decisions Issued by Extra-Ordinary Benches of the Court of Appeal Between October 1993 and October 2013

By Michael M. Murungi, Editor, Kenya Law Reports and Monica Achode, Senior Law Reporter 1. Jurisdiction of the Court if Appeal to Entertain an Application Under Rule 5(2)(b) of the Court

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May 21, 2013 / Presidential Election Petition

Scope of The Supreme Court’s Jurisdiction In Determination Of Presidential Election Petitions: Mwananchi Friendly Version

Isaac Aluoch Polo Aluochier v Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission & 19 Others [2013] eKLR Supreme Court of Kenya M. K Ibrahim & J. B Ojwang, SCJJ Feb 27 & May 3, 2013

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May 20, 2013 / General

We Don’t Take Public Support for the Judiciary for Granted

We Don’t Take Public Support for the Judiciary for Granted

Remarks by the Hon. Dr. Willy Mutunga, D. Jur., SC, EGH Chief Justice, President, Supreme Court of Kenya. (This article was also published in the Sunday Nation edition of May 19, 2013.)

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May 15, 2013 / Presidential Election Petition

Kesi Ya Uchaguzi Wa Kirais: Toleo Jepesi Kwa  Mwananchi

Kesi Ya Uchaguzi Wa Kirais: Toleo Jepesi Kwa Mwananchi

To read the Plain language analysis in English, click here. Uchambuzi huu wa lugha nyepesi umetayarishwa na Baraza la Kitaifa la Kuripoti maswala ya Kisheria (National Council for Law Reporting)

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