Strathmore Law Journal

Volume 3, Number 1, August 2017

Strathmore Law Journal (SLJ) is the principal scholarly publication of Strathmore University Law School, Nairobi. The SLJ is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes scholarly contributions on topical aspects of African law and the law in Africa. 


The online edition is available on open access at

We generally accept submissions until 31 December of every year. As a generalist journal, we consider all sub-disciplines of law, with an emphasis on promoting legal scholarship relevant to Africa.
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Luis Franceschi
The limits of targeted killing in counter-terrorism operations: An international law perspective
Brian Sang YK
Countering terrorism and violent extremism while promoting the right of peoples to peace and security in Africa
Christian Guillermet Fernández & David Fernández Puyana
The elusive legal definition of terrorism at the United Nations: An inhibition to the criminal justice paradigm at the state level?
Mercy Obado Ochieng'
Discreet discretion and moderate moderation in judicial sentencing: A commentary on Kenya’s Sentencing Policy Guidelines, 2016s
Harrison O Mbori
Remedies to Illicit financial flows from transfer pricing of services and hosting intellectual property in Africa
Charles Goredema
Security and devolution in Kenya: Struggles in applying constitutional provisions to local politics
Dominic Burbidge
‘South Africa is not an accused’: State (non) co-operation with the ICC and the case of the arrest warrants for President Omar al-Bashir
Jerusha Asin
Religious pluralism in practice: Defining secularism in Kenya’s headscarf cases
Mukami Wangai
Book Review: Casting fresh light on an age-old discipline: Migai Akech’s creative study of administrative law
Jackton B Ojwang'

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