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Participants in Portugal Moot Competition,
Following Proceedings in the Moot Court.
Moot Court Competition Winner

Position: Professor
Department: Public Law
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844-00100, Nairobi, Kenya
Research Interests: Comparative Constitutional Law, European Constitutional Law, Constitutional Theory, Comparative Legisprudence.

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  • Does the constitutional review breach the principle of separation of powers? A shifting perspective. In Iulia Motoc,‎Paulo Pinto de Albuquerque,‎Krzysztof Wojtyczek, eds,New Developments in Constitutional Law: Essays in honour of András Sajó (Eleven international publishing 2018) pp. 75-96.
  • Hungarian Constitutional Court: The Limits of EU Law in the Hungarian Legal System. 1 Vienna Journal on International Constitutional Law (2017) pp. 139-151.
  • Quality control and management in legislation: a theoretical framework. 1 KJLL (2017) pp. 57-86.
  • Special legal orders; challenges and solutions. 4 Osteuropa Recht (2016) pp. 420-437.
  • Legislative process. In Ulrich Karpen, Helen Xanthaki, eds, Legislation and Legisprudence in Europe. A comprehensive guide for scholars and legislative practitioners (Hart Publishing, 2017) pp. 33-52.
  • Illiberal constitutionalism in Hungary and Poland: The case of judicialization of politics. In Agnieszka Bień-Kacała, Lóránt Csink, Tomasz Milej, Maciej Serowaniec eds.: Liberal constitutionalism - between individual and collective interests (Wydział Prawa i Administracji/Faculty of Law and Administration Uniwersytetu Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu/Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Toruń 2017) pp. 73-108. Co-author: Agnieszka Bień-Kacał.
  • ‘Constitutional Politics in Contemporary Hungary’, 1 Vienna Journal on International Constitutional Law (2016) pp. 63-98.
  • Linguistic approach in legisprudence – terminology, translation studies and databases. The Theory and Practice of Legislation Volume 3, Issue 1, 2015, doi: 10.1080/20508840.2015.1041707; Co-author: Novák Barnabás.
  • ‘Dialogic interaction and legislation on parliamentary election in Hungary 2010-2014’ 4 Osteurope Recht 2014 pp. 452-467.
  • ‘Concept of quality in legislation – revisited: matter of perspective and a general overview’ Statute Law Review 2015, 36: 211-227.
  • ‘Public consultation – theory and Hungarian practice’ in Lizius Mader, Sergey Kabyshev, ed, Regulatory reforms. Implementation and compliance. Proceedings of the Tenth Congress of the International Association of Legislation (IAL) in Veliky Novgorod, June 28th-29th, 2012 (Nomos 2014) pp. 303-324; Co-author: Miklós Kocsis.
  • ‘Constitutional dialogue theories – extension of the concept and examples from Hungary’ 1 ZöR (2013) pp. 87-110..
  • ‘Legislature’ in Péter Hack – Petra Burai, eds, Corruption Risks in Hungary 2011. National Integrity Study. 2012 (Berlin, Transparency International Transparency International Secretariat 2012) pp. 43-64, available also at
  • ‘Multidimensional protection of human rights in Hungary’, In Rainer Arnold, ed, The Universalism of Human Rights (Springer 2013); Co-authors: Chronowski Nóra, Petrétei József.
  • ‘Quality legislation and law-making. Legislation and legislative processes in Hungary’ in Global Legal Issues 2012 [1] (Korea Legislation Research Institute, 2012) pp. 671-706.
  • ‘Chronowski Nóra – Drinóczi Tímea – Takács Tamara, eds, Governmental Systems of Central and Eastern European States (Warsawa, Wolters Kluwer Polska – OFICYNA
  • ‘Hungary’ In Dinah Shelton, ed, International law and Domnestic Legal Systems. Incorporation, transformation, and persuasion (Oxford University Press, 2011) pp. 259-287; Co-authors: Chronowski Nóra, Ernszt Ildikó.
  • ‘Communication in legislation – the use of ICT’, in Marta Tavares Almeida – Luzius Mader, eds, Proceedings of the 9th IAL Congress Quality of Legislation – Principles and Instruments. Lisbon, 24-25 June 2010 (Baden-Baden, Nomos 2011) pp. 277-287.
  • ‘Quality drafting – the case of Hungary’ Legisprudence (2010) Vol. IV. No. 2. pp. 157-170.

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops Attended

  • 5-7 July 2017: ‘Theorizing the legal concept of constitutional identity in the European legal sphere’, ICON S 2017 Conference on Courts, Power, Public Law, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • 5-7 July 2017: ‘Recent systemic developments in Poland and Hungary’, ICON S 2017 Conference on Courts, Power, Public Law, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • 6-7 April 2017: ’The preliminary ruling procedure and the identity review’,  International Scientific Conference ‘’Procedural aspects of EU law’’?, Osijek, Croatia.
  • 9 November 2016: A new system for administrative justice in Hungary. Title of the conference: „Implementing principles of open government in the civil service and public governance”, Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius, Lithuania.
  • 22-23 June 2016: Does constitutional review really breach the principle of separation of powers? Shifting perspective (European Constitutional Democracy in Peril – People, Principles, Institutions), Budapest.
  • 17-19 June 2016: A search for constitutional identity – Hungary, ICON·S 2016 Conference on "Borders, Otherness and Public Law", Berlin.
  • 23 September 2015: Public governance in Hungary 1990-2015. Public Governance and Civil Service in Lithuania and Central Europe: Development, Experiences and Best Practices. Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius, Lithuania.
  • 11-13 April 2014: ‘Governance, new challenges and trends from the perspective of constitutional dialogue’. Nanjing Audit University – Shanghai Research Centre, Academy of Sciences, Nanjing, China.
  • 19-22 September 2013: ‘Transparency and legislation in Hungary’. Conference For responsible government in the Western Balkans countries. Palic, Serbia


School News

group-smallAll Africa International Humanitarian Law Competition , Arusha

In the recently concluded All Africa International Humanitarian Law Competition in Arusha, Tanzania, the school came in third out of over fifteen teams. The best oralist of the competition was Nancy Kisangau. The teams represented countries from all over Africa but specifically Anglophone countries. In the week long competition and training, the school also got an honourable mention for its resilience and tact. The students representing the school were, Christopher Rosana, Faith Pepela, Nancy Kisangau, Beatrice Wanjiku, Anne Njoroge, and Janet Njambi. The competition took place at the African Court of Human and Peoples' Rights .

Jean The National ICRC/IHL Moot Competition

The National ICRC/IHL Moot Competition at the ICRC Nairobi Delegation was held on October 6-7. Kenyatta University was represented by Nancy Katunge, Christopher Rosana, Anne Wanjiku, Beatrice Wanjiku, Faith Pepela and Janet Njambi. Christopher Rosana was awarded the best oralist award. Kenyatta University won the competition taking the top two slots in the competition. The two teams will represent the country in the upcoming All Africa IHL Competition in Arusha on 12-19 November 2016.


legalAiDLegal Aid Awareness

The KUSOL Public Interest and Awareness Programme is largely run by fourth year law students under the guidance of a lecturer. The aim of the programme is to respond to legal needs affecting the indigent in the rural and urban poor areas of Kenya.This year, approximately 47 students participated in the programme and were divided into four groups of around 10 students per group. Read More




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