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GHAI: Six judges case is about rule of law

Until we accept everyone, the President included, must respect the rule of law, Kenya will not be democratic nor the people sovereign

In Summary

• The Constitution tries to ensure that by requiring law complies with human rights — and by requiring public participation in law making.

• We have learnt getting compliance with the law, even with the Constitution, is not so easy, even when the courts agree the law or the Constitution has not been complied with

Rule of law. This simple phrase implies four things.

First is simply the importance of law. You might say “rule by law”. Not whim, or arbitrary demands by rulers, but a system in which people ...

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