The award was presented by ICJ-Kenya chairperson Albert Kamunde in a ceremony held in the capital.
Previous recipients of the award include Justice Daniel Musinga (2011), Mr. Nzamba Kitonga (2010), Hon. Kenneth Marende (2009), Justice Phillip Waki (2008), Mr. Samuel Kivuitu (2007) and Njoki Ndungu (2006).
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About the Jurist of the Year Award
Established in 1993, the Jurist of the Year Award is an annual award that recognizes and acknowledges jurists who have consistently, fearlessly and impartially promoted the rule of law and human rights in Kenya during the year.