Elizabeth Macharia-Mokobi

Dr Elizabeth Macharia- Mokobi began her legal career in 2002 following successful completion of her bachelor’s degree in Law at the University of Botswana '01 and her master’s degree in international law at the University of Cambridge '02. After several years as a litigation attorney in private practice Liz joined the Administration of Justice as a Magistrate. In this role, Liz developed a keen interest in sentencing procedures and practice. Liz joined academia at the University of Botswana (UB) in 2008. Her teaching areas and research areas are international law and criminal procedure. She has written widely on international law issues and sentencing in Botswana. Liz is currently Acting Deputy Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Botswana. She proud to serve as Training Coordinator for the Botswana Chapter of the IAWJ. She is currently the UB lead for the Inclusive Rights Project, a project promoting access to justice for LGBTI persons in Botswana, which is run by the UB Law Department in collaboration with the Botswana chapter of the IAWJ, and the International Association. Liz is lives in Gaborone, Botswana with her husband Unami and their seven children.

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