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CJ gives order on case backlog

MOMBASA, FRIDAY, April 12, 2019. Chief Justice David Maraga today directed the Court of Appeal to ensure they reduced the age of the oldest cases in their systems to less than one year.nHe said this was the only way the people of Kenya, particularly the business community who hurt most from delayed justice,  can have confidence in the justice system.nWhile opening the new Court of Appeal station in Mombasa, the CJ said currently there were about 4,000 cases in the appellate court.nThe President of the Court of Appeal, Justice William Ouko, said special service week sessions would be lauched at the...

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Court to fast-track cases

The Judiciary is committed to fast-tracking cases in order to deliver services expeditiously. Machakos Law Courts Chief Magistrate Hon. Alfred Kibiru told inmates at the Machakos G.K prison that the court is streamlining its systems to ensure that the cases are handled in a faster and just way. Hon. Kibiru was addressing inmates at Machakos G.K Prisons when he led a team of Court User Committee members and staff during a visit of the facility. Some of the CUC members who accompanied the Chief Magistrate were the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) Machakos branch chairman Justus Mutia and Machakos County Children Officer Ms...

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Court holds 2nd edition of Inns of Court

In a bid to enhance a cordial bar-bench relationship aimed towards achieving greater efficiency in the dispensation of justice, the Employment and Labour Relations Court (ELRC) held the second edition of the Inns of Court that brought together judicial officers and advocates practicing in the court.nnThemed: Towards improving effective dispensation of justice in Kenya, advocates, and judges of the ELRC, led by Principal Judge, Lady Justice Maureen Onyango, had an open discussion on areas that affect court processes.nnLady Justice Maureen Onyango noted that the event was an opportunity for young advocates to learn from experienced legal practitioners and share on...

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