Name: Elisha Zebedee Ongoya

Designation: Senior Lecturer

Department: Public Law

School: Law

Email: eongoya@gmail.com

Postal Address: P.O. BOX Private Bag Kabarak, 20157

  1. Ongoya Z Elisha and Eunice W Kiumi, The Moot Court Formula, Law Africa Publishing Limited, 2009.
  2. Clare Mc Evoy, Judy Thongori and Elisha Z Ongoya, Electoral Gender Based Violence in Kenya, UN Women, 2013.
  3. Ongoya Z Elisha and Willis E Otieno, Handbook on Kenya’s Electoral Laws and System, Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA), 2012.
  4. Elisha Z Ongoya, Legal Framework on Resolution of Electoral Disputes in Kenya, in Handbook on Election Disputes in Kenya, Law Society of Kenya and the Judiciary, October 2013, P. 96.
  5. Elisha Z Ongoya, The Role of Institutions in Resolution of Electoral Disputes in Kenta, in Handbook on Election Disputes in Kenya, Law Society of Kenya and the Judiciary, October 2013, P. 151.
  6. Elisha Z Ongoya, Separation of Powers in, PLO Lumumba et al, The Constitution of Kenya: Contemporary Readings, Law Africa, 2011 P. 181.
  7. Elisha Z Ongoya and Ibrahim K Alubala, Revisiting the Principle of the Best Interests of the Child in the Law on Children: Its History, Meaning, Legal Prescription and Minimum Operational Standards, African Nazarene Law Journal, Volume 1, No. 2, JUTA & Company Ltd, 2013, P. 42.
  8. Githu Muigai & Ongoya Z Elisha, The Law of Contempt of Court in Kenya, The Law Society of Kenya Journal, Volume 1 Number 2, Law Africa Publishing Ltd, 2006, P. 56.
  9. Edward O Odhiambo, Eunice W Mwangi & Elisha Z Ongoya, Operation Iraqi Freedom: Some Humanitarian Reflections, The University of Nairobi Law Journal Volume 2 Issue 1, Faculty of Law University of Nairobi, 2004, P. 46.
  10. Ongoya Z Elisha, Book Review: International Law and World Order Problems, East African Law Journal Vol 1, 2004, P. 151.
  11. Z Ongoya, Evaluating the Competence of Investigative and Prosecutorial Agencies for Capital Offences in Kenya, Amicus Journal, Issue 13, 2005, P. 22.
  12. Ongoya Z Elisha, The Law, the Procedures and the Trends in Jurisprudence in Constitutional and Fundamental Rights Litigation in Kenya, Kenya Law Review Vol. 2, 2008 – 2010, National Council for Law Reporting, 2011, P. 14.
  13. Ongoya Z Elisha, The Emerging Jurisprudence on Provisions of Act No. 8 of 2001, Laws of Kenya: The Children Act Kenya Law Review, Vol. 1, 2007, National Council for Law Reporting, 2007, P. 214.
  14. When an Injunction can Issue Against the Government: Marie Elizabeth De Brouwer Vs Attorney General – A Case Review, University of Nairobi Law Journal, 2004.
  15. Ongoya Z Elisha and Wasia S Masitsa, The Law of Politics or the Politics of the Law; An Evaluation of the “Mwai Vs Moi” Rule as to Personal Service of Election Petitions in Kenya ,May 2005.
  16. Joy K Asiema & Ongoya Z Elisha, The Application of the Death Penalty in Kenya: A Case of Torturous De Facto Abstinance,
  17. Ongoya Z E and Lumallas Eunice, A Critical Appraisal of the Constituency Development Fund Act, Nov. 2005,
  18. Ongoya Z Elisha and Wetang’ula S Emmanuel, From David Onyango Oloo Vs Attorney General to Charles Kanyingi Karina Vs The Transport Licencing Board: A Step in the Reverse?
  19. Ongoya Z Elisha, Importation of Voters in Kenya’s Electoral Process: A Case of Laws that can Defy an Angel’s Attempt to Enforce in the Absence of the Vigilant Electorate.
  20. Election Violence in Post Multi-Party Kenya: Interrogating the Rule of Law and Free and Fair Elections, LL.M Thesis, UON, School of Law

 

Year  Qualification University
October 2005 to October 2007 Master of Laws(Law Governance & Democracy) University of Nairobi
2004 – 2003 Diploma in Law  Kenya School of Law
July 2003 – Oct. 1999

 

Bachelor of

Laws

University of Nairobi
DATE: Designation, Organization.
  Designation, Organization.
2015 – 2017 Dean, Law School Year.
2012 – 2015 Ag Head of the Department of Public Law
  Partner – Ongoya & Wambola Company Advocates
January 2008 – April 2015 Part-time teacher of Civil Litigation, Kenya School of Law:
June 2006 to December 2012

 

Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with Asiema and Company Advocates.
2011 Law Society of Kenya Continuing Legal Education.
2007 – 2011 Radio shows on Governance.
2007    Law Society of Kenya Continuing Legal.
December 2005 to June 2006

 

Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with Mohammed & Muigai Advocates.
September 2004 – December 2005 National Council for Law Reporting.
September 2003 – September 2004 Mohammed Muigai Advocate,
Year Name of Project
  I have consulted for government, as well as national and international nongovernmental Organizations on various maters touching on the law. Some of the departments and organizations to which I have consulted are:

b) UN Women

c) EISA

d) IFES

e) UNDP

f) GIZ

g) Federation of Women Lawyers – Kenya

h) Centre for Rights Education and Awareness

i) Kituo cha Sheria

j) International Commission of Jurists – Kenya Chapter

k) Chilren’s Legal Action Network

l) The Cradle – the Children’s Foundation

m) Kenya Magistrates and Judges Association (KMJA)

n) Judicial Working Committee on Election Preparedness (JWCEP)

  Trained judges and magistrates of the Kenyan judiciary on various procedural aspects of elections in preparation for handling of election disputes arising out of the 2013 General Elections in Kenya under the auspices of the Judicial working Committee on Election Preparedness.
  Trained judges and magistrates on enforcement of socio-economic rights in Kenya under the auspices of the Kenya Magistrates and Judges Association.
September 2012 Consulted for the UN Women in the development of a tool kit for prevention, response and management of Political Gender Based Violence and Discrimination.
  Was the lead consultant for the International organization for Migration and the Ministry of Labour in the development of the draft National Labour Migration Policy
  Was the lead consultant for the International Organization of Migration (IOM) and the Ministry of Immigration in the formulation of the Immigration Policy for Kenya.
2009 Provided analysis of the roadmap laws towards a new constitution for Kenya to generate civil education material for the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ)
September 2006 Provided an analysis of the judicial attitudes on free press in Kenya in

comparison to other jurisdictions that culminated into the paper “The Judiciary Stands Accused but does it have a case to answer?” for the International Commission of Jurists, Kenya Chapter.

March 2007  Researched into and produced a best practices guide for judicial

independence in Kenya from a comparative analysis of practices in the

International sphere and other jurisdictions.

August 2006 Provided an analysis of the emerging jurisprudence on the Children Act (Act No. 8 of 2001 of the Laws of Kenya in for the Children’s Legal

Action Network (A Child Rights Non-Governmental Organization).

  Prepared a Media Correspondents’ Guide to Reporting of Electoral Matters for the International Commission of Jurists, Kenyan Chapter.
  Prepared a litigation department guide for the Children Legal Action

Network’s Litigation department.

  Prepared concept paper on a guide on public participation in Kenya for the

Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC).

  1. Ongoya Z Elisha and Eunice W Kiumi, The Moot Court Formula, Law Africa Publishing Limited, 2009.
  2. Clare Mc Evoy, Judy Thongori and Elisha Z Ongoya, Electoral Gender Based Violence in Kenya, UN Women, 2013.
  3. Ongoya Z Elisha and Willis E Otieno, Handbook on Kenya’s Electoral Laws and System, Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA), 2012.
  4. Elisha Z Ongoya, Legal Framework on Resolution of Electoral Disputes in Kenya, in Handbook on Election Disputes in Kenya, Law Society of Kenya and the Judiciary, October 2013, P. 96.
  5. Elisha Z Ongoya, The Role of Institutions in Resolution of Electoral Disputes in Kenta, in Handbook on Election Disputes in Kenya, Law Society of Kenya and the Judiciary, October 2013, P. 151.
  6. Elisha Z Ongoya, Separation of Powers in, PLO Lumumba et al, The Constitution of Kenya: Contemporary Readings, Law Africa, 2011 P. 181.
  7. Elisha Z Ongoya and Ibrahim K Alubala, Revisiting the Principle of the Best Interests of the Child in the Law on Children: Its History, Meaning, Legal Prescription and Minimum Operational Standards, African Nazarene Law Journal, Volume 1, No. 2, JUTA & Company Ltd, 2013, P. 42.
  8. Githu Muigai & Ongoya Z Elisha, The Law of Contempt of Court in Kenya, The Law Society of Kenya Journal, Volume 1 Number 2, Law Africa Publishing Ltd, 2006, P. 56.
  9. Edward O Odhiambo, Eunice W Mwangi & Elisha Z Ongoya, Operation Iraqi Freedom: Some Humanitarian Reflections, The University of Nairobi Law Journal Volume 2 Issue 1, Faculty of Law University of Nairobi, 2004, P. 46.
  10. Ongoya Z Elisha, Book Review: International Law and World Order Problems, East African Law Journal Vol 1, 2004, P. 151.
  11. Z Ongoya, Evaluating the Competence of Investigative and Prosecutorial Agencies for Capital Offences in Kenya, Amicus Journal, Issue 13, 2005, P. 22.
  12. Ongoya Z Elisha, The Law, the Procedures and the Trends in Jurisprudence in Constitutional and Fundamental Rights Litigation in Kenya, Kenya Law Review Vol. 2, 2008 – 2010, National Council for Law Reporting, 2011, P. 14.
  13. Ongoya Z Elisha, The Emerging Jurisprudence on Provisions of Act No. 8 of 2001, Laws of Kenya: The Children Act Kenya Law Review, Vol. 1, 2007, National Council for Law Reporting, 2007, P. 214.
  14. When an Injunction can Issue Against the Government: Marie Elizabeth De Brouwer Vs Attorney General – A Case Review, University of Nairobi Law Journal, 2004.
  15. Ongoya Z Elisha and Wasia S Masitsa, The Law of Politics or the Politics of the Law; An Evaluation of the “Mwai Vs Moi” Rule as to Personal Service of Election Petitions in Kenya ,May 2005.
  16. Joy K Asiema & Ongoya Z Elisha, The Application of the Death Penalty in Kenya: A Case of Torturous De Facto Abstinance,
  17. Ongoya Z E and Lumallas Eunice, A Critical Appraisal of the Constituency Development Fund Act, Nov. 2005,
  18. Ongoya Z Elisha and Wetang’ula S Emmanuel, From David Onyango Oloo Vs Attorney General to Charles Kanyingi Karina Vs The Transport Licencing Board: A Step in the Reverse?
  19. Ongoya Z Elisha, Importation of Voters in Kenya’s Electoral Process: A Case of Laws that can Defy an Angel’s Attempt to Enforce in the Absence of the Vigilant Electorate.
  20. Election Violence in Post Multi-Party Kenya: Interrogating the Rule of Law and Free and Fair Elections, LL.M Thesis, UON, School of Law

 

Good governance, the rule of law & human rights, Constitutionalism and Democracy.