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Chuka County Court Users committee tours Chuka GK Prison

County Court Users committee chaired by Justice Lucy Gitari of Chuka High Court when they visited Chuka GK Prison at Kathwana.  The team comprised of the County Commissioner Ms Beverly Opwora, County Security heads and County Secretary, among others.  nn nn nn nn ...

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Committee sensitises civil society in the Coastal Region on Alternative Justice System Policy

Committee trains civil society in the Coastal Region on Alternative Justice System (AJS) Policy FRIDAY, September 17, 2021nnThe National Steering Committee for the Implementation of the Alternative Justice System Policy (NaSCI-AJS) and Amkeni Wakenya this week held a three-day workshop in Malindi to train Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) on the Alternative Justice System (AJS) Policy.nnThe workshop provides the participants with an opportunity for learning and sharing experiences, lessons learned. The participants came up with action points on the implementation of the policy at the community level in a bid to enhance access to justice especially for the indigent.nn nnJudge Joel Ngugi who...

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CJ Koome admits lawyers to Roll of Advocates

Chief Justice Martha Koome presided over the admission of 96 lawyers to the Roll of Advocates at a ceremony attended by the Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu, Deputy Chief Registrar of the Judiciary Paul Maina, Jacinta Nyamosi from the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP), Lawrence Muiruri from the Attorney General’s office and Mercy Wambua of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK).nnShe told the advocates to be part of the solution to the problem of case backlog and delayed delivery of justice by ensuring they abandon the age-old practices of unnecessary adjournments that delay the hearing of cases.nnThe...

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Malawi team tours Milimani and Kajiado Law Courts

Milimani Law Courts led by High Court Principal Judge Lydia Achode hosted a team from the Judiciary of Malawi who are in the country on a study tour of Kenya’s court infrastructure. The team led by Hon. Joseph Chigona, Judge of the High Court and Chair of the Malawi Judiciary Development Programme also toured Kajiado Law Courts where they were hosted by the Presiding Judge Chacha Mwita.n nThe team visited the various Divisions and Courts at Milimani as well as the new World Bank-Funded Court building, under the Judicial Performance Improvement Project (JPIP), at Kajiado. The delegation was also hosted to...

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A high-level think-tank panel discussion on e-Governance sustainability with President of Estonia

Chief Justice Martha Koome took part in a high-level think-tank panel discussion on e-Governance sustainability with the President of Estonia, H.E. at the Strathmore University.nShe said that the Judiciary will not look back in embracing technology. The Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and the Commercial Court at Milimani, are already conducting proceedings online.nThe CJ added that Nairobi and its environs have fully embraced e-filing of cases and this will be rolled out to other parts of the country.n"We may be facing some technical challenges but we will not relent. We’re seeing possibilities and will leverage on expertise from our friends in the Estonian Government...

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Court to clear Pending Criminal Appeals

THURSDAY, September 9, 2021. Clearance of Pending Criminal Appeals at Bungoma Law Courts. Bungoma Law Courts is this week holding a service week to clear pending criminal appeals at the station.nnJudges Lydia Achode (High Court Principal Judge), Justus Bwonwonga of Kapenguria High Court and Lilian Mutende from Milimani Law Courts are handling the 150 appeals prepared by the station for determination between September 6 and 10.  nnOn conclusion of the service week, the court will have 34 pending criminal appeals which are, at various stages of processing and that are also being fast-tracked for hearing.nn“We wish to thank the litigants, counsel, other...

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Malawian Judiciary Development Programme tours court infrastructure in Nairobi

Chief Justice Martha Koome hosted a delegation from the Malawian Judiciary led by Hon. Joseph Chigona, Judge of the High Court and Chair of the Malawi Judiciary Development Programme who were on a study tour of court infrastructure in Nairobi and its environs. The Judiciary of Malawi has embarked on the construction of her Judicial Complex. The team visited the Judiciary Museum.nn nn nn nn...

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