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Govt. report shows MKU law students excel in Bar exams
Those who undertake their LLB studies at the university go on to perform well in the Kenya School of Law (KSL) Bar examinations.
This is according to a report by the Task Force on Legal Sector Reforms. The Task Force presented the report at a conference held 14 to 18 January in Mombasa under the theme, A Legal Profession for the 21st Century. The Council of Legal Education (CLE) and Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice organised the meeting for stakeholders to give their input and validate the report.
The task force was appointed by Attorney- General Prof Githu Muigai on 26 September 2016, and is chaired by Senior Counsel Fred Ojiambo.
The report found that a high percentage of MKU students who sit the Bar exams pass, compared to those from other universities. MKU had a pass rate of 96 per cent, second highest after Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology’s (JKUAT’s) and African Nazarene University’s similar 98 per cent pass rate.
Kenyatta University had a 70 per cent pass rate, Moi University 78 per cent, University of Nairobi Parklands Campus 80 per cent and its Mombasa Campus, 95 per cent, Kabarak University 94 percent and Catholic University of Eastern Africa 92 per cent.
The report revealed that nationally, 8,549 law students out of 16,000 – or a massive 53 per cent – who sat their Bar examinations between 2009 and 2016, failed. Bar examinations are mandatory for law graduates who want to join the Bar in the country.
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