Lawyer, PLO agree to withdraw plagiarism case

Lawyer, PLO agree to withdraw plagiarism case

Lawyer Wachira Maina and former Director of Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC), Prof Patrick Lumumba, have recorded a consent to withdraw plagiarism case against Lumumba.

According to the consent presented in court, Lumumba is expected to write a suitable apology to Maina in terms that will be agreeable to Maina.

Further, Lumumba is expected to write by himself or through a counsel, a suitable letter of correction in terms agreeable to Maina, directing the Law Society of Kenya, the Attorney General, the Kenya School of Law, Law Africa Publishing (K) Ltd to immediately recall and delete from the Law Society of Kenya Journal Volume 11 2015 No.1 the article titled From Jurisprudence to Poliprudence: The Kenyan Presidential Election Petition 2013.

“That in further consideration of the petitioner foregoing further claims on this matter the parties have agreed to an amicable settlement,” reads the consent.

In the case, Wachira Maina sued PLO for allegedly stealing his intellectual property and presenting it as his own work with the Law Society of Kenya Journal.

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