Florence Shako

Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks: Can Lawyers Be Effective At Mediation? by Florence Karimi Shako

  ABSTRACT This study focuses on the question of whether mediation training can equip lawyers with the necessary guidance and skills for effective dispute resolution. It has been suggested that the traditional law school curriculum inappropriately privileges an adversarial approach to disputes and pays undue attention to the case-based method at the expense of more […]


Mediation plan will enhance access to justice, clear backlog by RLS Faculty Florence Shako

Article 159 (2) of the Constitution provides that in exercising judicial authority, courts should be guided by, among other principles, the promotion of alternative dispute resolution. Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) refers to a set of practices aimed at resolution of disputes outside the courts. It involves techniques such as reconciliation, mediation, arbitration and traditional dispute […]