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CRJ Mokaya underscores need for increased budgetary allocation for Child Justice Sector

CRJ Mokaya underscores need for increased budgetary allocation for Child Justice Sector There is need to seek and increase funding for the Children Justice System in the country to enable stakeholders mitigate challenges affecting children and support childcare and welfare programmes. Speaking during the launch of the National Council on Administration of Justice (NCAJ) National Strategy on Justice for Children (2023-2028), Chief Registrar of the Judiciary (CRJ) Winfridah Mokaya said the recognition of the need for increased budgetary allocation for children in the justice system is key in the implementation of the strategy. “We understand that without adequate financial resources, our ambitions for...

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The Late Justice Majanja’s requiem mass

Family, friends and the Judiciary fraternity congregated at Friends Church, Ngong Road to bid farewell to the late Justice David Majanja who rested on July 10, 2024. This was followed by a private interment ceremony.   [gallery size="medium" ids="34483,34484,34485,34486,34487,34488,34489,34490,34491,34492,34493,34494,34495,34496,34497,34498,34499,34500,34501,34502"]...

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Chief Justice’s Roundtable with KEPSA

Chief Justice’s Roundtable with KEPSA Chief Justice Martha Koome hosted the 2024 Chief Justice’s Roundtable with the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA). In this third edition, this annual gathering highlights the Judiciary’s commitment to recognizing the crucial role our stakeholders play in improving the effectiveness and efficiency of our judicial system. The Chief Justice’s Roundtable with KEPSA, representing the nation's dynamic business community and professional bodies, serves as a dedicated platform for open dialogue. The initiative allows the Judiciary to receive valuable feedback and suggestions from the business sector, which is essential for strengthening Kenya’s business environment. By fostering confidence in our...

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AJS launched in Kisumu County

AJS launched at Kisumu County. Kisumu, Friday July 12, 2024 Alternative Justice Systems (AJS) County Action Plans and Suites have been launched at Kisumu County to facilitate access and promote people centered justice. Speaking during the launch, Supreme Court Judge and Director Kenya Judiciary Academy (KJA) Dr Smokin Wanjala observed that Alternative Justice Systems had long been used to resolve disputes within Kenyan communities, but due to colonial disruptions, the systems were delinked from formal justice systems and relegated to inferior status. “Against this backdrop, and with the industry of AJS champions, practitioners, civil society actors and various interfaith organizations, the adoption of the...

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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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