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CJ INSPECTS CONSTRUCTION OF SIAYA HIGH COURT

JUDICIARY. Siaya, February 13, 2018. CJ Inspects Construction of Siaya High CourtnnAs part of ongoing efforts to spruce up Judiciary housing across the country, Chief Justice David Maraga today inspected the construction of the Siaya High Court where he saw what he described as “the best holding cells for suspects I have ever seen”.nnThe cells, which provide functional sitting space for the suspects and a comfortable ablution unit, are part of the ultra-modern facilities in the KSh340 million unit. It is expected to be completed by end of October this year.nnThe building will hold eight courtrooms and nine chambers, among...

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THE CJ LAUNCHES HIGH COURT BUILDING IN KAKAMEGA.

nn nnFebruary 12, 2018. C.J launches third high court building in two weeks. nnAs part of an aggressive expansion of court facilities across the country, Chief Justice David Maraga this morning laid the foundation stone for an ultra-modern High Court building in Kakamega.  The Ksh388 Million building will hold eight courtrooms and nine chambers, among other facilities.nnThis is the third High Court building launched by the Chief Justice this year. Two weeks ago he laid the foundation stones for the Kwale and Mombasa High Court buildings worth a total of KSh834 million.nnC.J Maraga said the number of land cases continued to rise...

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JUDICIARY TO CONSTRUCT MOMBASA JUSTICE TOWERS.

nnCJ kicks off construction of Mombasa’s ‘Justice Towers’. JUDICIARY. Mombasa, January 31, 2018.  A piece of land that was wrestled from grabbers by a combined team of Law Society of Kenya members and the Judiciary will be the home of Mombasa’s Justice Towers, whose foundation stone was laid by Chief Justice David Maraga this morning.nnThe Chief Justice paid tribute to those who helped recover the land and said they had rendered great service to the people of Kenya.nnHe asked those slated to use “Justice Towers” upon completion – the judges, magistrates, lawyers and other stakeholders – to ensure justice was dispensed from...

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CJ MARAGA LAUNCHES CONSTRUCTION OF KWALE HIGH COURT.

nCJ Maraga launches construction of Kwale High Court. Kwale, Monday, January 29, 2018. The Judiciary’s plan of establishing a High Court station in every county edged a step closer today when Chief Justice David Maraga laid the foundation stone for a Sh390 million building in Kwale. In an event attended by Kwale Governor Salim Mvurya, the CJ said the Judiciary will post a Judge to Kwale as soon as the building is complete.n nSo far, there are 39 High Court stations in 38 counties. Besides Kwale, construction is ongoing in Isiolo where a High Court is also forthcoming. The Kwale High...

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FINDING A CURE OF KENYA’S CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

nnBy Justice Grace Ngenye: Justice should not only be done, but also be seen to be done. Public perception of an effective criminal justice system is largely shaped by the extent of security of life and property provided by the system.nnWhereas the Government cannot guarantee complete elimination of crime, it must convey the message that crime does not pay by apprehending and punishing criminals without regard to social standing.nnThere is every reason to believe that the criminal justice system unfairly targets the poor. Conversely, the rich perceive crime as “a low-risk, high-profit” business because the chances of apprehension, prosecution and...

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DCI AND DEPUTY IGS TAKE OATH OF OFFICE

n Posted 19th Jan 2018 nnnnChief Justice David Maraga today at the Supreme Court presided over the swearing in of Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI) George Kinoti and Deputy Inspector General of Police Edward Njoroge Mbugua as well as the Deputy Inspector General of Administration Police Noor Gabow. The Oaths were administered by Chief Registrar of the Judiciary Anne Amadi.nn nChief Justice David Maraga today the Supreme Court presided over the swearing in of Deputy Inspector General of Police as well as the Deputy Inspector General of Administration Police. The Oaths were administered by Chief Registrar of the...

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JUDICIARY UNVEILS ITS 2016 – 2017 ANNUAL REPORT.

 nnJUDICIARY UNVEILS ITS 2016 - 2017 ANNUAL REPORT. [ Download here ]nThe Judiciary unveiled the State of the Judiciary and the Administration of Justice Report 2016 - 2017 (SOJAR) today at the Supreme Court. Chief Justice David Maraga presented the report before His Excellency, President Uhuru Kenyatta, National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi and Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka at the Supreme Court Building, Nairobi.  [ Download here ]nThe report takes stock of the Judiciary’s milestones in the year 2016/17 and discusses the challenges in delivering on the institution’s constitutional and statutory mandate in the light of the new phase of Judiciary transformation under the blueprint: Sustaining the Judiciary Transformation (SJT): A Service Delivery...

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REPORT ON ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE

The Judiciary will tomorrow December 15, 2017, at 8 am release its 2016-2017 annual report.nnChief Justice David Maraga will present the State of the Judiciary and the Administration of Justice Report (SOJAR) to the nation in a ceremony that will be attended by His Excellency, President Uhuru Kenyatta, at the Supreme Court Building, Nairobi.nn The report takes stock of the Judiciary’s milestones in the year 2016/17 and discusses the challenges in delivering on the institution’s constitutional and statutory mandate in the light of the new phase of Judiciary transformation under the blueprint: Sustaining the Judiciary Transformation (SJT): A Service Delivery Agenda....

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