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MESSAGE ON THE PASSING OF HON. JUSTICE DAVID MAJANJA

[gallery size="medium" ids="34364"] MESSAGE ON THE PASSING OF HON. JUSTICE DAVID MAJANJA On behalf of the Judiciary and the Judicial Service Commission, it is with profound sadness that I announce the sudden passing of Hon. Justice David Amilcar Shikomera Majanja, Judge of the High Court of Kenya and Commissioner of the Judicial Service Commission. We are all heartbroken. Our heartfelt condolences go out to his family, friends, colleagues, and the entire Judiciary and JSC fraternity during this time of deep sorrow and sadness. Justice Majanja will be remembered as a towering figure in the development of our transformative post-2010 jurisprudence and a crucial pillar in...

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Members of the Standards, Rent Restriction and National Examination Appeals Tribunals take their oaths of office

Court of Appeal Registrar Moses Serem on behalf of the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary Hon. Winfridah Mokaya presided over the swearing-in ceremony of Evans K. Lagat, Jacqueliyn Philomena Katee, Esther Ngima Ndirangu, and Mary Lomojo Ewoi as members of the Standards, Rent Restriction & National Examination Appeals Tribunals, respectively. The CRJ congratulated them for their appointment as members. She said tribunals play a key role in the dispensation of Justice in the Judiciary adding that they offer a platform for specialized, affordable, flexible, and expedited Justice with a turnaround time of 6 months.   [gallery size="medium" ids="34349,34350,34351,34352,34353,34354,34355,34356,34357"]...

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ELRC Committee meets to draft a Bench Book

ELRC Committee meets to draft a Bench Book The Employment and Labour Relations Jurisprudence and Publications committee led by the Principal Judge Byram Ongaya met during a working retreat to develop the ELRC Bench Book. [gallery size="medium" ids="34344"]...

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Justice Kiarie Waweru Kiarie leads court and stakeholders in an Open Day in Homa Bay

Justice Kiarie Waweru Kiarie led Homa Bay Law Courts and it's stakeholders in an Open Day themed: 'Enhancing Access to Justice through Stakeholder Engagement.' The Open Day that was also attended by Head of Station Jacinta Orwa as well as other judicial officers and staff was held to sensitize members of the public on court and justice sector services. [gallery size="medium" ids="34321,34322,34323,34324,34325,34326,34327,34328"] ...

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Judiciary bids farewell to the late Hon Monica Kivuti

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CJ promises to enhance security for Judges, Judicial officers and Staff

Chief Justice Martha Koome has assured that immediate steps were being taken to ensure the safety of court premises, especially to protect Judges, Judicial Officers and staff in the course of their duties. Speaking during a special ceremony held at Makadara Law Courts to mourn and celebrate the life of Hon Monica Kivuti, who lost her life in the line of duty last week, the CJ noted that the tragic incident had exposed and amplified the Judiciary’s long-held security concerns and, more broadly, the safety of all who come to court premises, including other justice actors, court users and the public. “I...

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CRJ Mokaya Statement on Shooting Incident at Makadara Law Courts

Statement on Shooting Incident at Makadara Law Courts June 13, 2024. We are saddened to report an unfortunate shooting incident involving a police officer and a Magistrate at the Makadara Law Courts on 13th June 2024. During an open court session earlier today, the Magistrate cancelled the bond for an accused person who had jumped bond and had failed to offer satisfactory explanations for jumping bond. Immediately this decision was pronounced, a person shot at the Magistrate and injured her on the hip. Police Officers in the scene responded and neutralized the shooter, and the Magistrate was rushed to hospital for treatment. Preliminary reports...

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