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Kenya High Court stops order moving judiciary under control of executive branch
The Kenyan High Court has issued an order stopping the implementation of Executive Order No. 1 of 2020, which had placed the country's judiciary under the authority of the Kenyan executive branch led by President Uhuru Kenyatta.Kenyatta signed th (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)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 11 November 2017
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: The legal world is a busy place. The Philippines Office of the Ombudsman (OTO) has anti-graft and corruption charges Tuesday against former Philippines president Benigno Aquino III in con (More)
Former Kenya lawmaker challenges presidential election results
Former Kenya lawmaker Harun Mwau filed a petition on Monday at the Supreme Court of Kenya challenging last month's presidential election win for President Uhuru Kenyatta claiming the election was not free and fair.On October 26 Kenyatta won the r (More)
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