Director, Center for Jurisprudence & Constitutional Studies, CJCS
Lecturer, Department of Public Law
Education / Professional qualifications
LL.M, University of Pretoria, South Africa [DAAD Scholar]
Advocate, High Court of Kenya
Dip Law, Kenya School of Law
Certificate, Public International Law, University of Pretoria
LL.B (with Hons), Moi University
Jurisprudence & Political theory
Comparative constitutional Law
Theory of human Rights
Administrative law/Judicial review
Legal research & Methods, Constitutional Law 1 & 2, Judicial Review, Juripisprudence, Administrative law, International Human rights & Humanitarian Law
Research and publications
‘The Implication of Conflation of Normal & Constitutional Politics on Constitutional Change in Africa’ in Richard Albert, Xenophon Contiades and Alkmene Fotiadou The Foundations and Traditions of Constitutional Amendment (Hart Publishing 2017).
‘Use of International Human Rights Norms by Kenyan Domestic Courts’ in Thilo Rensmann, Stefan Kadelbach and Eva Rieter Courts of General Jurisdiction as Human Rights Courts (William S. Hein & Co., Inc.: 2017, Forthcoming
‘Constitutional framework on Elections’ in Biegon (ed.) ‘Elections Digest in Kenya 2015’ (Nairobi: Kenya Human Rights Commission).
‘Lessons for Sub-Saharan Africa from Kenya on Electoral Reforms: What’s the role and limitations of the law?’ (2017) Election Law Journal
‘Regulation of NGO’s in Kenya and Uganda: A Jejune Normative and Institutional Enforcement Comparative Probe’ (2017), The Human Rights Advocate
‘A Critique on Mutakha Kangu’s Conceptualisation of the Theory of the Institution of Governance’ (2016) Journal of Law & Ethics 1.
Concerning (Non) Existence of Administrative Law & The Implication of Constitutionalisation in Kenya (2016) Journal of Law & Ethics V. 2 15.
‘Facilitating the Natural Right to Self-preservation: A Perspective on the Foundation of Governments’ (2015) CUEA Journal of Contemporary Law.
‘Rights Discourse Devoid of Foundations? Provoking Maurice Oduor’s in Reply to Walter Khobe’s Pontification on Horizontal Application’ (2014) Journal of Law & Ethics.
‘The Implications of Constitutional Flexibility on the Lifespan of the Kenyan Constitution’ (2014) Comparative Constitutional and Administrative Law Quarterly issue 24.
Presentations in international symposiums
‘The Politics of Constitutional Endurance in Africa’ Presented at the University of Milan, Italy on 5 May 2015.
The Right to Access Water in Rural Communities in South Africa’(Presented at the University of Venda South Africa on 9 December 2013, at the University of Venda, University of Virginia Joint International Inter disciplinary Symposium on Sustainable Water Access in Sub-Saharan Africa).
‘Transitional Justice in Kenya: The Role of the Youth for Sustainable Peace.’ (Presented at the Moi University-Indiana University International Symposium on Peace on August 2011.
Other publications in Magazines and Institutionalized blogs
(with Joshua Wabwire), CJ Maraga’s Tenure so far, An Introduction to the Age of the New Despotism? (2017) March Issue, Platform for Law, Justice & Society Magazine
Mischaracterizations as a Reply: Correcting a correction on judicial review in Kenya (2016) May Issue, Platform for Law, Justice & Society Magazine (48--)
‘Judicial Review in Kenya Today: Redeeming Justice Odunga and Others from English Common Law & Its Foundations (2016) April Issue, Platform for Law, Justice & Society Magazine
Why the Appointment of Elected Leaders to Cabinet is Unconstitutional (2016) Volume 7, Issue 4. Nairobi Law Monthly 50.
“The Dr. Magufuli style”: Why Apt Priorities Should Follow Constitutional Formulations of Socio-Economic Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa” (OxHRH Blog, 12 February 2016)
“The Nicholas Salat Case: Something Justly Worrying from the Supreme Court” (2016) February Issue, Platform for Law, Justice & Society Magazine
The Fount of the Muddle: Jurisprudence on the Scope and Content of Conservatory Orders (2015) Kabarak Public Law Hub
Conceptual Perspectives on Invalidation of Legislation: A need for Skepticism? (2015) Platform for Law, Justice & Society Magazine 3-6.
Think this Way: How Zimbabweans Adopt, Hold and Express their Political Ideologies, Oxford Human Rights Hub (2013).
Working papers and unpublished thesis
Kenya, (I•CONnect Developments in Constitutional Law: Year 2016 in Review)
What Constitutional Detail does to Informal Constitutional Change’ prepared for presentation at the Kabarak University – Boston University Joint Symposium on Constitutional Change and Transformations in Africa (Cancelled).
‘Examining the Obligation to Protect the Right to Food in Northern Kenya’ (2013) (LLM. Thesis, University of Pretoria)
The Right to Keep and Bear arms in Northern Kenya (LL.B, dissertation, Moi University)
(Involvement in litigation) Reported cases argued in superior courts in Kenya
Victoria Taban & 10 others v Attorney General & Others petition No. 509 of 2016, (Consolidated and reported as Jonnah Tusasirwe & 10 others v Council of Legal Education & 3 others eKLR) (On the right of non-Kenyans to join Kenya School of law)
Julius Opio v CFC Stanbic Bank Limited Civil Suit No. 272 of 2016,  eKLR (On the power of the bank to sell property without a fresh notice)
Mohamed Abikar v Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Interior & Co-ordination of National Government & 2 others, Petition No 4 of 2016, Garissa,  eKLR (Conservatory orders application on the powers of the Cabinet Secretary to create award)
Lazarus Muli v Director of Public Prosecutions & Another, Constitutional Petition No. 34 of 2016,  eKLR (main petition on the powers of the Director of Public Prosecutions to institute fresh proceedings after a case has been withdrawn)
Nkatha Joy Faridah Mbaabu v Kenyatta University, Petition No. 411 of 2015,  eKLR (reviewing the powers of the university to expel a student)
Lazarus Muli v Director of Public Prosecutions & Another, Constitutional Petition No. 34 of 2016, (application for conservatory orders to stay criminal proceedings that were continuing after a petition was filed)
Kevin Mwiti & Others v Kenya School of Law & Others, Petition No 377 of 2015 (Application for Conservatory Orders to stop the process of conducing pre-bar examinations)
David Chigiti & Others v Emmanuel Njamumo & Others, Kerugoya High Court Case No. 13 of 2013 (dispute regarding a private company)
Kevin Mwiti & Others v Kenya School of Law & Others, Petition No. 377 of 2015 (Main petition challenging the legality of the pre-bar examinations)
(Judiciary) Advanced Legal Research for Law Clerks and Researchers, Judicial Training Institute, Training at Utalii College (12 May 2014).
(Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions) The Art of Cross- Examinations from a defense perspectives, Kenya School of Law, 8 May 2017.
Involvement in law review
Board Member, Catholic University Law Journal
Reviewer, Africa Journal of Comparative Constitutional Law (2017)
Reviewer, Oxford Commonwealth Law Journal (2016)
Moi University Law Journal (reviewer)
Reviewer, African Human Rights Law Journal (2016)
Co-Editor in Chief, Journal of Law & Ethics (2014)
Reviewer, University of Ilorin Law Review (2014).
Editor, CUEA Journal of Contemporary Law (2014).
Editor, Pretoria Students Law Review, (2013).
2017, Member of the Taskforce on Extension and Renewal of Leases, by the Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning, Government of Kenya.
Correspondent for Oxford University’s, Human Rights Hub (2016)