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ISSUE 39

Being Mumbi – A Story of Resilience & Fortitude

By Lillian Wamuyu The story of Mumbi Ngugi is a reflection of a good fight, a life marked with resilience and determination. She represents a people in our society who are subjected to stereotypes and...

JUSTICE MUMBI NGUGI: A WARRIOR FOR JUSTICE

A Platform Commentary on the award of the CB Madan Prize to Lady Justice Mumbi Ngugi By Walter Khobe Justice Mumbi Ngugi is one of the world’s great living jurists. Her jurisprudence and legal thought...

The CB Madan Awards and the CB Madan Memorial Lecture

CB MADAN 1912-1989 When I founded the Nairobi Law Monthly in 1987 I had on the cover of the inaugural edition, a portrait of Chief Justice Madan which we had specially commissioned, and in the...

REMEMBERING A MAN WHO BORE COURAGE IN PRINCIPLE-C.B. MADAN, KENYA’S GREATEST CHIEF JUSTICE

By Evans Ogada The 6th C.B. Madan Prize awards ceremony was held at Strathmore Law School on the 7th December 2018. The award ceremony recognizes recipients who exemplify the characteristics of Chunilal Bhagwandas Madan Q.C....

LAND REFORM IN KENYA: THE HISTORY OF AN IDEA

Ambreena Manji1 The great legal scholar Patrick McAuslan described the 1990s as inaugurating a new era of land law reform (McAuslan 2013). Land law reform has taken place on a significant scale since 1990: a...

Walk the walk, don’t just talk the talk: Lessons for Women Rights Crusaders from...

By John Harrington Ndeta   Iceland has been ranked first in the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Index for the ninth year in a row. But what is their secret to this huge success in...

The Arbitral Alause: Consequential effects of inclusion in CONTRACTS

By Sussie Mutahi The Constitution of Kenya in setting out the guiding principles for Courts and Tribunals, expressly mandates these institutions to promote alternative forms of dispute resolution. These include: reconciliation; mediation; arbitration and traditional...

THE RIGHT TO BAIL AND BOND UNDER THE CONSTITUTION OF KENYA 2010: STAYING THE...

By Evans Ogada Recent Court decisions on bail and bond have brought into sharp focus the consistency of judicial officers in so far as rendering rational decisions are concerned. Matters are not helped further...

JUSTICE MUMBI NGUGI AND THE ‘HAVE NOTS’: LIVING IN THE LEGACY OF P.A.O V...

By Joshua Malidzo Nyawa. However, sitting by the bed of friends who had become infected with HIV, watching their struggle and believing that the law could play an affirmative role, I continued my involvement. For...

THE CHIMERA OF THE CONSTITUTIONALLY ENTRENCHED EXCEPTION ON THE CONUNDRUM OF ABORTION IN KENYA;...

By Okore Jack Jayalo* & Ikonge Lyra* Abortion, except in rare circumstances, is illegal in Kenya and despite that fact, it remains as one of the major and leading causes of maternal mortality and morbidity,...
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