Mr Joseph Agutu Omolo
HoD, Public Law

Department of Public Law

In the intricate web of legal systems that govern our societies, the Department of Public Law at Kabarak University School of Law stands as a bastion of knowledge, integrity, and justice. Nestled within the heart of this esteemed institution, the Department of Public Law plays a pivotal role in shaping the legal minds of tomorrow and contributing to the betterment of society as a whole.

Public Law, as a branch of legal studies, holds immense significance in modern society. It encompasses a wide array of legal areas that deal with the relationship between the government and its citizens, as well as the structure and functioning of government itself. The Department of Public Law at Kabarak University School of Law is dedicated to providing a comprehensive education that delves into these fundamental concepts, equipping students with the tools they need to navigate the intricate landscape of public governance.

Diverse Areas of Study

The Department of Public Law offers a diverse range of courses that cover essential topics such as constitutional law, administrative law, human rights law, environmental law, and more. These subjects are not just academic pursuits; they hold the key to safeguarding justice, upholding human rights, and ensuring the proper functioning of government institutions. Through their courses, students gain insights into the mechanisms that protect individual freedoms, define the scope of government power, and establish the rule of law.

Expert Faculty and Research

At the heart of the Department of Public Law are its distinguished faculty members, who are not only experienced educators but also respected scholars in their respective fields. Their commitment to advancing legal knowledge is reflected in their cutting-edge research, which often influences policy decisions and legal precedents. Students are not just passive recipients of information; they are encouraged to engage in critical thinking, question established norms, and contribute to the ongoing discourse in the realm of public law.

Moot Court Competitions and Practical Learning

Theory alone is not sufficient to groom well-rounded legal professionals. The Department of Public Law recognizes this and places a strong emphasis on practical learning. Moot court competitions, simulations of real court proceedings, offer students the chance to apply their theoretical knowledge in a practical setting. These competitions hone their advocacy and research skills, preparing them for the challenges of the legal profession.

Engagement Beyond the Classroom

The Department of Public Law at Kabarak University School of Law extends its reach beyond the classroom through workshops, seminars, and guest lectures. Eminent legal practitioners, judges, and scholars are often invited to share their insights and experiences, exposing students to a broad spectrum of perspectives and ideas. This engagement with the legal community enriches the educational experience and helps students build valuable networks within the legal fraternity.

Fostering Ethical Leaders

Beyond producing legal experts, the Department of Public Law at Kabarak University School of Law is dedicated to nurturing ethical leaders who understand the responsibilities that come with wielding legal knowledge. The emphasis on values, integrity, and social justice is woven into the fabric of education, reminding students that the law is not just a tool for power but a means to create a just and equitable society.

Our Moral Code

As members of Kabarak University family, we purpose at all times and in all places, to set apart in one’s heart, Jesus as Lord. (1 Peter 3:15)


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