Revv22's Blog

March 31, 2013

Constitutionalism; First Step in Protecting and Implementing the Constitution of Kenya

The Supreme Court of Kenya has, in its verdict declaring the 2013 General elections valid, scored a big point for Kenya on the test of constitutionalism. The main petitioners, CORD and AFRICOG, have secured a win for Kenya by abiding by the ruling of the court.

When Dr. Willy Mutunga was nominated for the position of Chief Justice, one of the complaints by some parliamentarians and politicians was that he was an “activist”. They were afraid of Judicial activism. If you asked them then whether they could imagine the CJ being part of a bench that unanimously arrived at todays decision, they would tell you you are out of your mind.

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