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Emmah Wabuke
Lecturer
Bachelor of Laws (University of Nairobi), Master of Laws (Havard Law School)

Emmah Wabuke holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) from the University of Nairobi and a Master of Laws (LL.M) from Harvard Law School. She is also an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.

 

After obtaining her LL.B, Emmah worked as a student assistant at Strathmore Law School where she conducted tutorials among other varied tasks. In 2015, Emmah joined Mohammed Muigai Advocates, a leading law firm in Kenya as a pupil, before proceeding to Harvard Law School for her post-graduate studies.

 

At Harvard Law School, in addition to her studies, Emmah was an advocate of the Harassment/Assault Legal Team (HALT), which monitors whether schools and the Federal Government are adequately fulfilling their obligations under Title IX of Civil Rights Act, 1964.

 

Currently, Emmah works as a Lecturer at Strathmore Law School, where she instructs the courses:  Administrative Law, Civil Procedure and Human Rights Law. Additionally, as the Director of Strathmore Law Clinic, Emmah is tasked with coordinating several projects geared towards providing law students with real-life, practical work experience and training them in the spirit of social justice and public service while providing the desperately needed legal services in underserved communities.

  1. Female Militancy in Terrorist Groups and the African Union Counter-Terrorism Response(African Peace and Security Journal, forthcoming, 2018)
  2. Judicial Review and Public Power in Kenya: Revisiting Judicial Response to Select Political Cases (Springer Publishers, 2017)
  3. Handbook on Civic Education in Kenya (Pauline Publishers, 2015)
  4. Not All Amnesty Deals Are Made the Same (Foreign Policy Magazine, October 6, 2017) at http://foreignpolicy.com/2017/10/06/not-all-amnesty-deals-are-made-the-same
  5. The Fission and Fusion in International Use of Force: 48 Case Western Journal of International Law (2015)
  6. Towards a Better Approach in Protection of Religious Freedom: Introducing the Structural Interdict University of Nairobi Law Journal (2015)
  7. Enhancing Access to Justice in Kenya: The Imperative of Adopting ADR Alternative Dispute Resolution Journal (2015)

Conference Papers

  1. Framing a Holistic WPS Response to Counter ISIS’ Use of SGBV in Iraq and Syria (London School of Economics WPS Centre, London, May 2017)
  2. Moot Court Coordinator, Water Justice Moot Court Competition, 2018 (World Water Forum, Brasilia, March 2018)
  3. The Role of Academia in Fostering China-Africa Arbitral Relations (China-Africa Joint Arbitration Centre Conference, Cape Town, November 2017)

Contact Details

Madaraka Estate
Ole Sangale Road, PO Box 59857,
00200 City Square
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: 0703-034000, 0703-034200

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