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Animating Devolution in Kenya: The Role of the Judiciary

Date of Publication: 
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
About This Publication: 

A publication that examines the critical role of the judiciary in the devolution process in Kenya and the ongoing transformation of the country.

The new constitution of 2010 brought in a devolved governance system in Kenya, comprising of a national government and 47 county governments.

Five years into this process, in the first of two new publications, Kenyan legal experts explore the mandate of the judiciary in ensuring that devolution meets its stated objectives, bringing together different perspectives on devolved governance in Kenya in a compilation aimed at consolidating and enriching the emerging jurisprudence.

The origin of this book emanated from judicial seminars that brought together scholars and practitioners - including judges from Kenya and other countries that have devolved systems of government, many of whom have contributed chapters to the book.