In its quest to promote access to justice among vulnerable members of the community, FOLLAP has trained a section of Chiefs and Assistant Chiefs in Nakuru Country on alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanisms.
During the training that took place on Friday 21 May at the Njoro Campus of Egerton University, the Chiefs and Assistant Chiefs were encouraged to use other means of conflict resolution among the residents they serve.
The training looked at the legal basis of ADR, its advantages as well as its challenges and benefitted than 40 participants.
Beneficiaries of the Faculty of Law Legal Aid Project (FOLLAP) want it to be expanded in order to reach more people.
In a meeting held on Friday 8th October at the CMRT Hall at the Egerton Njoro Campus, the beneficiaries told the FOLLAP team that the project was very helpful to communities and they would like it to be rolled out more to the grassroots.
The Faculty of Law Legal Aid Project (FOLLAP) will host the second national legal aid conference from Monday November 29th to Saturday December 4th.
This year’s conference will be held in Naivasha under the theme “Access to Justice and Socio-Economic Crisis: Lessons from Covid-19 Pandemic.”
The Faculty of Law Legal Aid Project (FOLLAP) will start its activities for this year on Friday, January 14. The project’s team are set to hold a legal aid clinic at the Kapkures Sub County offices in Nakuru Town West from 10 am.
Egerton University will be the first institution of higher learning in the country to administer bar examinations outside Nairobi beginning 31 March 2022. This is according to the Council of Legal Education Chief Executive Officer Dr Wambua Kituku.