Kenya Law Reports

  • Wandanyi Sues Speaker, Parliament And Attorney General For Contempt.
    11:24 AM

    Embattled Ugunja MP Opiyo Wandayi has moved to court seeking to have national assembly speaker Justin Muturi mentioned for disrespect for not letting him back to Parliament.

    The MP claims Mr Muturi has declined to allow him into Parliament grounds and has consequently been left with no choice but to introduce contempt case against him.

    Wandanyi’s lawyer Antonny Olouch says the national assembly speaker risks being stanch to civil jail for at least six months for declining to comply with a court order that blocked his directive.
    He has sued the speaker, the parliament and the Attorney-General Githu Muigai.

    A High Court Judge George …read more

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  • ‘God Ordered Me To Kill Myself,’ Man Surprises Court.
    11:51 AM

    A middle aged man on Wednesday flared a Mombasa court after claiming that God had instructed him to dive into the Indian Ocean for a suicidal death.

    Answering to suicide charges in a Mombasa law court, Benson Muigai from the county of Kiambu said that God had sent him to Mombasa to meet his death.

    ‘I am a Gods servant and I was sent to Mombasa all the way from Kiambu County to take my life at Likoni ferry crossing,’ the accused shocked the court.

    Muigai flickered laughter in the courtroom after imploring guilty to the charge but maintained that he was …read more

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  • REVEALED: Here Is The Full List Of Chief Justice Applicants.
    7:53 AM

    Judicial Service Commission has been pressured to prolong the application time limit for the Chief Justice position to give chance for more candidates.

    The chief registrar of the Judiciary Anne Amadi unveiled on Tuesday that only two candidates had submitted their applications for the yearned for position.

    ‘We moved the deadline to Friday because of the state holiday on Thursday. We suppose more applications on the last day,’ Amadi established.

    The controversial Professor Makau Mutua is among those who have submitted their candidates to succeed Willy Mutunga.

    In 2014 Mutua flickered debate after stating he would never identify President Uhuru Kenyatta as the …read more

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  • PHOTOS: Demonstrations In Nairobi Over Lawyer Kimani’s Murder.
    9:18 AM

    Irate demonstrators on Monday downed their tools to the streets across the country demonstrating over the ruthless murder of Lawyer Willie Kimani, his client and a taxi man.

    The nonviolent protests were proclaimed by the law society of Kenya last week emphasizing that lawyers would embargo work for one week in cohesion with the massacred colleague.

    In Nairobi town, rioters assembled at freedom corner from where they trooped to the office of inspector general of police Joseph Boinnet at Jogoo house.

    The demonstrators who included activists, taxi, lawyers, and boda boda operators flapped placards emblazoned: ‘Ghetto youths are human beings; stop extrajudicial …read more

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  • SHOCKING: Bodies Of Missing Lawyer, Two Others Recovered
    10:01 AM

    Three bodies believed to be those of Willie Kimani, a lawyer and two other persons who vanished under skeptical circumstances on Thursday last week have been found.

    Among the three bodies, two of them were recovered in Ol Donyo Sabuk river in Thika. They are believed to be that of the client and a taxi driver. The third body is reported to be that of Kimani slithered into the water.

    The shocking discovery was made on Friday morning stimulating Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet to take stern action against police officers connected to the fading of Kimani, his client and …read more

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  • Nakuru East MP In Court Over Theft Of Wheelbarrows.
    1:41 PM

    Nakuru East Member of Parliament David Gikaria was on Monday morning arraigned in court and charged with robbery and malicious damage to property.

    Gikaria was accused of leading picketers who destroyed property worth Sh7 Million belonging to a local company.

    Appearing before Chief Magistrate David Kemei, the lawmaker was also charged …read more

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  • Optimistic Viewpoint on the Kenya Pre-Bar Examinations
    12:38 AM

    The Kenya school of Law caters to advocates who are widely seen as a smug and proud peoples, but this attitude reignites long before they are even officially certified. It isn’t uncommon to see law freshmen boast with heads high about their ‘future statuses’, and who can blame them. This Kenya school of law places

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