Sunday, March 3, 2024

A bad case of the slows

President Abraham Lincoln complained about General George B. McClellan having "a bad case of the slows." How about the Court of Appeal of Kenya, which has taken over eight years to overturn a High Court decision that had acquitted 25 members of the Kenya Navy on desertion charges. The case is Republic v. Pepela, [2024] KECA 204 (KLR) (Mar. 1, 2024). The Court of Appeal faulted the High Court for deciding the cases en bloc rather than individually, which seems a reasonable position -- although not one that should have required so long to arrive at.

For earlier coverage of the government's appeal, click here.

1 comment:

  1. P.S. The defendants are said to have gone missing.


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