Publications

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KAS Law Study Library Volume 01/2017

KAS African Law Study Library is a journal which publishes articles written by young scholars from the African continent. The journal deals with practical aspects important for the development of the Rule of Law in an African context. https://www.nomos-elibrary.de/10.5771/2363-6262-2017-1/kas-african-law-study-library-jahrgang-4-2017-heft-1 more…

February 27, 2017

KAS Law Study Library Volume 04/2016

KAS African Law Study Library is a journal which publishes articles written by young scholars from the African continent. The journal deals with practical aspects important for the development of the Rule of Law in an African context. Available online: http://www.nomos-elibrary.de/10.5771/2363-6262-2016-4/kas-african-law-study-library-jahrgang-3-2016-heft-4 more…

February 13, 2017

RULE OF LAW AND INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA: RHETORIC, CONTESTATIONS AND OPTIONS FOR ACCESS TO JUSTICE FOR WOMEN

Linking gendered limitations of access to justice to African women’s lack of development has been an area lacking strong research to policy engagement. Accordingly, KAS' Rule of Law Program for Sub-Saharan Africa hosted a workshop in Windhoek, Namibia between 20th and 21st January 2017 to specifically dialogue on these concerns. more…

Event Reports | January 24, 2017

THE IMPLEMENTATION OF MODERN AFRICAN CONSTITUTIONS: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS

This book endeavours to identify obstacles to constitutional implementation in Africa and, on the basis of good practice, assess how this could be overcome. This study represents a first attempt to draw attention to the issue, and hopes to open a serious debate about it and pave the way for making this issue an integral consideration in constitution-building in the future. The variety of perspectives in this volume should make it appealing to academics, practitioners, policy makers and postgraduate research students interested in the intricacies of comparative African constitutional law. more…

January 20, 2017

Publication: KAS African Law Study Library Vol. 3/2016

This e-book is comprised of several papers following our forth regional conference in Nairobi in Kenya in Autumn 2016. The authors are young legal researchers and experts, providing in several chapters their insights into the issue of: "Requirements for an independent and effective judiciary in Burundi, DR Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda – current problems in criminal and civil proceedings". Link to the e-book: http://www.nomos-elibrary.de/10.5771/2363-6262-2016-3/kas-african-law-study-library-jahrgang-3-2016-heft-3 more…

December 7, 2016