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Electoral Authoritarianism Revisited (I-CONnect Column)

—Aslı Bâli, UCLA School of Law [Editor’s note: This is one of our biweekly I-CONnect columns. Columns, while scholarly in accordance with the tone of the blog and about the same length as a normal blog post, are a bit more “op-ed” in nature than standard posts. For more information about our four columnists for

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Published on November 1, 2017
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The Dilemma Facing Kenya’s Supreme Court: An Electoral Dispute in an Ethnically Divided Society

—Duncan Okubasu, Lecturer, Department of Public Law, Kabarak University (Kenya) and Advocate of the High Court of Kenya On 8 August 2017, Kenya held its second general elections under the Constitution of 2010. At dusk, its electoral body, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), started tallying results of the presidential election. Before the process

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Published on August 27, 2017
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Kenya’s Judiciary Passes Important Test

–James Thuo Gathii, Loyola Law School (reprinted from The Daily Nation) Only five years ago, Kenya’s Judiciary was not an option that electoral challengers dared consider.  The institution was rife with corruption and ineptitude. There was no public confidence that judges could be neutral arbiters in the most important questions of the day.  The courts

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Published on April 2, 2013
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