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Balancing the Scales of Electoral Justice: Resolving Disputes from the 2013 Elections in Kenya

Date of Publication: 
Friday, February 26, 2016
About This Publication: 

This Book documents the emerging electoral jurisprudence and electoral
dispute resolution mechanisms under the new regime prescribed in the
Constitution of Kenya, 2010 (CoK). The Chapters herein are informed by
various aspects that came to play during the settlement of electoral disputes
that arose following the 2013 General Elections. The ultimate goal is to
establish the progress made in creating progressive jurisprudence and the
building of responsive dispute resolution mechanisms that inspire confidence
among citizens. Such insight will be used to draw lessons for the various
stakeholders in elections including; the Judiciary, the Independent Electoral
and Boundaries Commission, Political Parties, the aspirants for various
electoral positions and the electorate.

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