Lawrence M. Mute, a human rights lawyer, has just completed his second term as a commissioner with the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR). Mute provided the KNCHR with leadership and visioning in its research and compliance program. He has written and published on constitutional, media, disability, and international human rights issues. He was a principal leader in Kenya’s negotiations team on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Presently, he is a member of the working group framing African protocols on the rights of older persons and the rights of persons with disabilities. Mute has an LLB from the University of Nairobi and an LLM from the University of Warwick.