Author Archives: Michael Bromby

Statement on the failure by the authorities to fulfil court orders in Kenya

The Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA), the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) and the Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association (CMJA) are concerned that in recent days Kenyan Government agencies have ignored a number of court orders so that the Chief Justice … Continue reading

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2019 Conference

The CLEA’s next conference will be in 2019 and typically takes place around the same time as the Commonwealth Law Conference to facilitate the Commonwealth Moot Competition.  Following the recent press release of the Commonwealth Lawyer’s Association, whose conference will … Continue reading

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New Journal Edition

A new edition of the Journal of Commonwealth Law and Legal Education has been published and available from our website. It is an online, open access, peer-reviewed journal published in collaboration with the Open University School of Law and is the official journal … Continue reading

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Statement on the Threats Issued Against the Kenyan Judiciary following the Decision of the Supreme Court to annul the Presidential elections

The Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA), the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) and the Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association (CMJA) are extremely concerned by reports attributed in the media to His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta and senior members of his party … Continue reading

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Statement on the Threats Issued Against the Kenyan Judiciary in relation to electoral dispute resolutions

The Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA), the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) and the Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association (CMJA) are deeply concerned by reports attributed in the media to His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta and senior members of his party … Continue reading

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Statement on the Arrest and Detention of Lawyers and Judges in The Cameroon

The Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA), Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA) and Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association (CMJA) are concerned about the recent arrest and detention of judges and lawyers in the North West and South West Cameroon under the Anti-Terrorism … Continue reading

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CLEA President makes two interactive presentations at a Clinical Legal Education Conference for 11 African Commonwealth countries in Zimbabwe

Professor David McQuoid-Mason, President of CLEA, gave two interactive presentations at a Clinical Legal Education Conference for 11 African countries in Harare, Zimbabwe on 4 August 2016. McQuoid-Mason was invited to present the Keynote address to delegates from Namibia, Malawi, … Continue reading

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Statement on the impeachment of Justices Dingake, Letsididi, Garakwe and Busang of the High Court of Botswana

Recalling that at its General Assembly on 19 September 2015, the Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association (CMJA) expressed its concern about the processes put in place to impeach the Justices of the High Court mentioned above. Recalling the CMJA Statement … Continue reading

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Scotland welcomed in London as new Commonwealth Secretary-General

On the 4th April 2016, in London, Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC began her first day in office as Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations. Nominated for the post by Dominica, she is the first woman to hold the post. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sivakumar & Lukose

Prof. S Sivakumar and Dr. Lisa P. Lukose’s s work ; Broadcasting Reproduction Right in India: Copyright and Neighbouring Right Issues, is a ground breaking effort in legal literature on a subject of great importance in the contemporary world, but … Continue reading

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