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CJ condoles family of Late Judge Mukunya

CJ's Message of condolence to the family and friends of the Late Justice Samuel MukunyanFRIDAY, September 14, 2018nI have learnt with great sadness about the demise of Justice Samuel Mukunya through a tragic road accident early this morning.nJustice Mukunya, who served at the Environment and Land Court in Kerugoya, was appointed Judge in December 2012 and served in Mombasa until September 2014 when he was transferred to Bungoma. He served there until April 3, 2018 when he moved to Kerugoya.nPrior to his appointment he practiced as an advocate of the High Court. He also served as a judge of the...

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DCRJ takes Oath of Office

Chief Justice David Maraga presided over the swearing in of Hon Paul Ndemo as the Deputy Chief Registrar of the Judiciary. Mr Ndemo was competitively recruited by the JSC. He Joins the Judiciary from the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution where he was a Senior Assistant Director of Public Prosecution.nn The CJ welcomed him to the Judiciary and reminded him of the enormous work that was awaiting him. In his part Hon Ndemo promised to dedicate himself to work and help the institution. nnnn  ...

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Kenya Law hands over Grey Books for use by Judicial Officers

National Council for Law Reporting (Kenya Law) handed over 620 Grey Books to Judiciary for use by judicial officers. Chief Registrar of the Judiciary Anne Amadi received the books and presented them to various courts.nnThe books were printed with the support of the Judiciary Performance Improvement Project (JPIP), a World Bank-funded Project. nnKenya Law CEO Long'et Terer said the books are meant to be a quick reference for the officers adding that the Council will continue supporting the judicial officers to enable them deliver justice. nnJPIP's Communication Consultant Nicholas Simani said Kenya Law is one of the implementing units the Project is supporting in...

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Judiciary to clear over 5,000 old cases

Judiciary to clear over 5,000 old casesnThe Judiciary has embarked on hearing and determining court cases that are older than five years in the court system in a move that will see over 5,000 cases cleared in a period of one month, countrywide.nThe service week exercise targets 5, 187 matters, which include civil, criminal, commercial and judicial review cases in nine High Court stations in the country starting September 3 – 28, 2018.nThe cases have been listed before the Judges for hearings, dismissals and/or appropriate directions.nThe stations are Meru, Machakos, Kakamega, Mombasa, Eldoret, Nyeri, Embu, Bungoma and Milimani (Judicial Review...

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Judiciary to deal with corruption cases in accordance with the law

Judiciary to deal with corruption cases in accordance with the lawnnMONDAY, August 20, 2018nnJudiciary is committed to ensuring that all the Anti-corruption and Economic Crimes cases brought before courts are dealt with impartially, expeditiously and in accordance with the law and the evidence presented.nnChief Justice David Maraga said that this is the only way Judiciary can maintain the confidence of the people it serves.nnSpeaking when he officially opened the Annual Judges’ Colloquium in Mombasa, the CJ noted that Judiciary will be professional when handling the cases and urged other actors in the justice chain to be equally diligent and professional...

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