Daystar School of Law: Producing Christian servant leaders

Daystar University, through the School of Law, endeavours to create a critical mass of well-equipped and ethically oriented Christian servant leaders, to serve in the legal profession, judiciary, academia, governments, private sector, civil societies and international organisations.

This is in line with the University’s mission to develop managers, professional and scholars to be distinguished Christian servant leaders through the integration of Christian faith and holistic learning.

The University does this through its Law programme that focuses on three unique areas: Media & Communications Law, Intellectual Property Rights, and Medical Law & Ethics.

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“The School has embraced modern methods of teaching and assessment such as problem- based learning, mooting, oral examinations and use of an array of ICT facilities,” says Prof Moni Wekesa, the Dean School of Law.

Additionally, the library is stocked with a wide range of resources including books and online resources. Also, the lecturers in the School have launched a Law Journal and two books.

According to the Dean of the School, the University will organise three internship opportunities for Law students. Two of them will be offered locally whereas the third shall be an international internship.

“We have already began sourcing for internship opportunities for our students with the aim of ensuring that they acquire necessary skills as they progress on with their studies” revealed Prof Wekesa.  

He says that the University has established collaborations with various international organisations to offer internship opportunities which include; international Tribunal for the law of sea in Germany, International Centre for Trade Disputes in Washington DC, European Court of Human Rights in France, Mercedes Benz – Germany, International Court of Justice in Hague and many others. 

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Daystar University’s School of Law was accredited by The Council of Legal Education (CLE) to offer the Bachelor of Law degree programme beginning August, 2018.

Consequently, the School of Law was officially launched on November 14, 2018 in an event presided over by Chief Justice David Maraga.

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