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Author OLOKA-ONYANGO, J

Title WHEN COURTS DO POLITICS : public interest law and litigation in east africa
Published [Place of publication not identified] : CAMBRIDGE SCHOLARS PUBLIS, 2017
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Series Cornell Institure for African Development series
Contents Table of Contents; List of Tables; Acronyms; Preface and Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter One; Chapter Two; Chapter Three; Chapter Four; Chapter Five; Chapter Six; Chapter Seven; Interviews/Personal Communication; Table of Cases; Bibliography; Index
Summary Using the phenomenon of public interest litigation (PIL) as the primary focus of analysis, this book explores the manner in which the judicial branch of government in the three East African states of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda has engaged with questions traditionally off-limits to adjudication and court-based resolution. It is rooted in an incisive investigation of the history of politics and governance in the sub-region, accompanied by an extensive repertoire of judicial decisions. It also provides a critical and informative account of the manner in which courts of law have engaged with State
Subject Public interest law -- Africa, East
Judicial powers.
LAW -- Civil Procedure.
LAW -- Legal Services.
Law & society.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- Judicial Branch.
Politics & government.
Public interest law.
Africa, East.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1443864099
9781443864091