Joshua Malidzo Nyawa

Kenya School of Law (KSL)

P.O. Box 30369

Nairobi

Kenya

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

The Broken Promise: Kenyatta’s Love for Abusive Constitutionalism and Imperial Presidency

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Sep 2020
Joshua Malidzo Nyawa
Kenya School of Law (KSL)
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Abusive constitutionalism, Autocratic legalism, dictatorship, Imperial presidency, cooptation of the opposition

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Come and See What Prof Joel Ngugi Has Done: A Tale of Old Memories in the Oscar Sudi Bail Ruling

Platform for law, Justice and Society, 2020
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Nov 2020
Joshua Malidzo Nyawa
Kenya School of Law (KSL)
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Right to Bail, Oscar Sudi, Prof Joel Ngugi, History as an Interpretive Tool, Judicial Heroes, Bold Spirits, Timorous Souls

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Human Rights and Covid-19 (Corona Virus) in Kenya: Is the Law Silent?

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Apr 2020
Joshua Malidzo Nyawa
Kenya School of Law (KSL)
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Schmitt, state of exception, corona, covid, human rights, equality, kenya

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‘Uncommonly Silly Law’ and Hollow Men: A Critique of the Legalistic Interpretation of Time-Limit Clause by the Kenyan Court of Appeal

Joshua Malidzo Nyawa,' ‘Uncommonly Silly Law’ and Hollow Men: A Critique of the Legalistic Interpretation of Time-Limit Clause by the Kenyan Court of Appeal', (2021) 64 The Platform for law, justice & Society 27-36.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 May 2021
Joshua Malidzo Nyawa
Kenya School of Law (KSL)
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Teleological Interpretation, Value Based Reasoning, Time Limit Clause, Ouster Clause, Kenyan Constitution, Purposive Interpretation

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The Right of Recall in Kenya is Moribund

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 Dec 2017
Joshua Malidzo Nyawa
Kenya School of Law (KSL)
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Judicial Protection of the Minority Religious Beliefs: A Commentary on the Rastafarian and Mohammed Fugicha (Hijab) Judgments

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Apr 2020
Margaret Muga and Joshua Malidzo Nyawa
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Minorities, Judiciary, Rastafarian, Homosexuals

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The Principle of Non-Refoulment; An Inherent Obligation on a State

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Dec 2017
Joshua Malidzo Nyawa
Kenya School of Law (KSL)
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refugees, refuges law, non-refoulmet

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Not Indefeasible Anymore: How the Government Makes a Mockery of Article 40, 47 and the Indefeasibility Principle

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2020
Joshua Malidzo Nyawa
Kenya School of Law (KSL)
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Torrens System, Indefeasibility Principle, Sanctity of Title

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The Big Brother is Watching: Huduma Namba a Threat to our Rights and Freedoms

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2020
Joshua Malidzo Nyawa
Kenya School of Law (KSL)
Downloads 65 (413,960)
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Right to privacy, Right to dignity, Huduma namba, biometric registration.

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Socio-Economic Rights

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Justice Mumbi Ngugi and the ‘Have Nots’: Living in the Legacy of PAO v AG

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Apr 2019
Joshua Malidzo Nyawa
Kenya School of Law (KSL)
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intellectual property rights, the right to health

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The 2010 Constitution as Both a Monument and a Memorial; the Role of the Media as a Public Watchdog

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Dec 2017
Joshua Malidzo Nyawa
Kenya School of Law (KSL)
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constitution, monument, memorial, media as a watchdog

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The 2010 C0nstitution As a Value Laden Constitution; Application of the Teleological Constitutional Interpretation

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Dec 2017
Joshua Malidzo Nyawa
Kenya School of Law (KSL)
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constitutional interpretation, teleological interpretation

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The High Court of Kenya as an Egalitarian Pro-Poor Court

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Apr 2019
Joshua Malidzo Nyawa
Kenya School of Law (KSL)
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ANARITA, TRANFORMATIVE CONSTITUTIONALISM, A WELFARE STATE

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Constitutional Morality, Societal Morality, Legal Formalism, Minorities

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The Kenyan Constitution 2010, Gay Sex (or Gay Rights?), and the Eric Gitari Ruling of 2019

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 28 May 2021
Joshua Malidzo Nyawa
Kenya School of Law (KSL)
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Homo sexuality, Kenya, Right to dignity, right to equality, Right to privacy. Article 27, 28, 31

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The Supreme Court as a Slot Machine: An Analysis of the Formalistic and Mechanical Reasoning in Martha Karua -vs- Waiguru

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Aug 2019
Joshua Malidzo Nyawa
Kenya School of Law (KSL)
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Formalism, Judicial Formalism, Technicalities

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Is the Right to Strike under a Threat? The Ply of Injunctions to Pulverize Teacher Strikes in Kenya

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Apr 2019
Joshua Malidzo Nyawa
Kenya School of Law (KSL)
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right to strike, labour injunctions, essential services

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The Black Sheep of Communication Law; the Criminalisation and Silencing of Critics in Kenya

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Apr 2018
Joshua Malidzo Nyawa
Kenya School of Law (KSL)
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criminal defamation

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Judicial Robotism, Procedural Narcissism and Formalism in the Hijab Case: A Commentary

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Jul 2019
Joshua Malidzo Nyawa
Kenya School of Law (KSL)
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Hijab, article 159, article 10

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The Rise of the Judicial Age of Secrecy: Assessing the Judicial Service Commission's Interview for the Court of Appeal Judges

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Jun 2019
Joshua Malidzo Nyawa
Kenya School of Law (KSL)
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Transparency, judicial appointments, Judicial service commission, article 10, job for the boys, favouritism

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David Maraga: Haunted by Who? Haunted by the Ghost of Colonialism

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Nov 2017
Joshua Malidzo Nyawa
Kenya School of Law (KSL)
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wigs, robes, colonial relics in kenya

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The African Exodus from the Rule of Law and the Respect of Human Rights

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Dec 2017
Joshua Malidzo Nyawa
Kenya School of Law (KSL)
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exodus, African exodus, rule of law, rights

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Total Downloads: 37
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Human Rights and the COVID-19 (Corona Virus): Is the Law Silent?

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 31 Mar 2020
Joshua Malidzo Nyawa
Kenya School of Law (KSL)
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COVID-19, Corona Virus, Human rights, Kenya, State of exception, State of emergency