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Kenya High Court delays dissolution of parliament over gender representation pending hearing
The High Court of Kenya delayed Thursday the dissolution of the nation's parliament, pending a full hearing of the case scheduled for October 7th. The decision reverses an order given by Chief Justice David Maraga advising President Uhuru Kenyatta to (More)
The Growing Crisis With the International Criminal Court
In April, the Pre-Trial Chamber (PTC) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) refused to authorize an investigation into alleged war crimes that have been committed in Afghanistan since 2003. The Prosecutor’s 20,000-page request, issued in November (More)
Former Malaysia PM Najib Razak faces additional corruption charges
Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak was hit with additional corruption charges Wednesday in relation to the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal.The 1MDB scandal involved Malaysian government officials, including Razak himself, all (More)
Kenyan court declares lawyer Miguna's deportation illegal
The Nairobi High Court on Thursday revoked lawyer Miguna Miguna's deportation, declaring it illegal [Citizens TV, report] because it was issued in contempt of court.Miguna was deported to Canada earlier this month after he “swore in” (More)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 10 February 2018
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: The Supreme Court of Ireland formally ruled in a unanimous decision on Friday that the complete employment ban on asylum seekers was unconstitutional. UN Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid (More)
Kenya lawyer deported after protesting re-election of Kenyatta
A Kenyan lawyer was reportedly deported [Daily Nation report] on Tuesday after being charged with treason for attending the symbolic presidential inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga.The lawyer, Miguna Miguna, was to appear in court under (More)
Kenya Supreme Court upholds re-election of President Kenyatta
The Supreme Court of Kenya on Monday upheld last month's re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta .All six judges unanimously dismissed the two petitions as lacking merit.The National Super Alliance (NASA) stated in response to the ruling: We (More)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 18 November 2017
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: Amnesty International (AI) on Friday released a report detailing humanitarian crisis incidents that may amount to war crimes in the Philippines. The chief judge of the EU's rule of law miss (More)
Kenya Supreme Court removes opposition coalition from petitions challenging presidential election
The Supreme Court of Kenya on Tuesday rejecte the participation of the main opposition coalition in petitions challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta's victory in last month's repeat presidential election. This means that the National Super Alliance (More)
Kenya President calls on Supreme Court to dismiss election petitions
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday asked the Supreme Court to dismiss two election petitions challenging the validity of his repeat election win. Kenyatta strongly rejected the claims made by two challengers, saying that the petitions were (More)
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