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UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI SCHOOL OF LAW (PARKLANDS, MOMBASA AND KISUMU CAMPUSES) CLINICAL ATTACHMENT PROGRAMME 2ND JULY TO 21ST

SEPTEMBER 2012 ASSIGNMENTS DATE OF ISSUE: 19TH JULY 2012 QUESTION 1 NARRATIVE ASSIGNMENT
(a)

Cite five ongoing civil cases that are before the court to which you are attached. State the case number, year, parties, date of your sitting in court and name of presiding Magistrate. Give a summary of the facts. Cite five ongoing criminal cases that are before the court to which you are attached. State the case number, year, parties, date of your sitting in court and name of presiding Magistrate. Give a summary of the facts.

(b)

QUESTION 2 REFLECTIVE/ANALYTICAL ASSIGNMENT Use the specific cases referred to in Question 1 above as references and answer the following: a. Discuss what you learnt from observing those cases being conducted in court generally, and, in particular, discuss the challenges faced by the prosecution in the administration of justice and in upholding the rule of law in the light of the Constitution of Kenya 2010. Make recommendations on how to overcome those challenges.
b.

Based on your observations in court, discuss what you learnt regarding writing judgements.

NOTE: Marks will be awarded for substance, logical analysis and organization of thought and expression. Your written Assignments must be of a reasonable length. They must be TYPED AND BOUND AS ONE DOCUMENT. The cover page should contain the following:
i. ii.

iii.

Your full names and registration number The court station/s you were attached to and the specific dates Date of submission of your Assignment

Submit your Assignments as follows: Parklands Campus: Clinical Programme Co-ordinator through the office of the Secretary, Department of Public Law. Mombasa Campus: Co-ordinator, School of Law, Mombasa Campus through the office of the Secretary. Kisumu Campus: Co-ordinator, School of Law, Kisumu Campus through the office of the Secretary. DEADLINES FOR SUBMISSION: 30th September 2012 (for the group starting on 2nd July 2012). 31st October 2012 (for the group starting on 30th July 2012). You will be required to sign up as you submit. Kindly adhere to the submission deadlines.

JOY K. ASIEMA SENIOR LECTURER AND CHAIR DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC LAW & CO-ORDINATOR CLINICAL ATTACHMENT PROGRAMME