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Judiciary rolls out Court Annexed Mediation in Nakuru County

Judiciary rolls out Court Annexed Mediation in Nakuru CountynThe Judiciary has now rolled out the Court Annexed Mediation (CAM) at the Nakuru Law Courts.nA Mediation team led by Justice William Musyoka has engaged various professional bodies such as the Law Society of Kenya members, Court Users Committee, County leaders, NGos and mediators in the region among other stakeholders.nCourt annexed mediation was introduced on a pilot basis in 2016 at the Family and Commercial Divisions of the High Court in Nairobi. Over 350 settlement agreements have been reached in about 800 matters that have been concluded in mediation. Of significance is...

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CJ Maraga announces transfer of Court of Appeal Judges

PRESS RELEASE. February 11, 2019.   TRANSFER OF COURT OF APPEAL JUDGESnWith effect from 8th April, 2019nnChief Justice David Maraga wishes to announce the transfer of Court of Appeal judges as follows:nnCOURT OF APPEAL IN NAIROBInnnnNAMEnOLD STATIONn                    NEW STATIONnnn1.     Hon. Mr. Justice William Ouko, (President)nNAIROBInNot transferrednnn2.     Hon. Mr. Justice Erastus M. GithinjinKISUMUnNAIROBInnn3.      Hon. Mr. Justice Phillip N. WakinNAIROBInNot transferrednnn4.      Hon. Lady Justice Wanjiru KaranjanMALINDInNAIROBInnn5.      Hon. Lady Justice Martha KoomenMALINDInNAIROBInnn6.      Hon. Lady Justice Hannah M. OkwengunKISUMUnNAIROBInnn7.      Hon. Mr. Justice Mohammed WarsamenNAIROBInNot transferrednnn8.      Hon. Mr. Justice Kathurima M’Inoti (Director, Judiciary Training Institute)nNAIROBInNot transferrednnn9.      Hon. Lady Justice Fatuma SichalenNYERInNAIROBInnn10.  Hon. Lady Justice Jamila MohammednKISUMUnNAIROBInnn11. ...

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HEARING AND DETERMINATION OF THE WAJIR GUBERNATORIAL APPEAL

 PRESS STATEMENT ON THE HEARING AND DETERMINATION OF PETITION NO.7 OF 2018, (THE WAJIR GUBERNATORIAL APPEAL)nnIt has come to the attention of the Supreme Court, that both the mainstream and social media are awash with inaccuracies and falsehoods regarding the alleged delay in the hearing and determination of Petition No.7 of 2018.nnWhile it is not the practice of the Court to respond to each and every falsehood published against it, having now delivered Judgments in 24 out of the 25 election related appeals filed in the second half of 2018, the need to dispel any fears of a deliberate move...

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NCAJ Tasks DPP to lead special inter-agency committee

NEWS RELEASE. FRIDAY, February 8, 2019.  The National Council on Administration of Justice (NCAJ), under the leadership of the Chief Justice David Maraga, resolved to form a 12-member committee to identify challenges faced in anti-corruption matters and make recommendations on inter-agency collaboration and measures to address the challenges.nnThe Director of Public Prosecutions will chair the committee. Other members will be drawn from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC), The National Police Service, the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) the Probation Department, the Law Society of Kenya, the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (Kepsa), Kenya Prison Service, the Office of the Attorney General (AG),...

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JSC meets parliamentary committee on Delegated Legislation

The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) and Judiciary leadership led by Chief Justice David Maraga held a successful meeting with the Committee on Delegated Legislation of the National Assembly under leadership of Gladys Boss Shollei. The meeting held on February 6 in Mombasa, discussed the Judiciary Fund Regulations and the Code of Conduct for Judges, Judicial Officers and Judicial Staff. The Commissioners who were present during the deliberations were:  Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu, Justice Mohamed Warsame, Justice Aggrey Muchelule, Hon Mercy Deche, Hon Patrick G. Gichohi, Hon Prof. Olive Mugenda, Hon Felix Kiptarus and Chief Registrar of the Judiciary Anne Amadi. nnCourt...

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NCAJ meets to deliberate on inter-agency collaboration in tackling graft

Press Statement. Naivasha, Feb 7, 2019.  The National Council for the Administration of Justice met at Naivasha at its 20th sitting attended by all principle members of the Council comprising heads of justice institutions and key representatives of other state and non-State agencies who are members of the council.nnRecognising the mandate of the NCAJ and seized of the challenges affecting the delivery of justice:nnRecognizing the critical need for inter-agency collaboration and coordination in addressing the challenges:nn We have today agreed on the following:nn In order to achieve the desired results in the administration of Justice, particularly in the fight against corruption, we hereby...

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JUDICIARY – Daily Monitoring of Anti-Corruption Cases for February 6, 2019

Daily Monitoring of Anti-Corruption Cases – Feb 6, 2019.  [  Download Cases Update  ]nnHIGH COURT ANTI-CORRUPTION DIVISION AND ANTI CORRUPTION MAGISTRATE’S COURTnnSummarynnNumber of cases before the Anti-corruption courts – 6; Adjournments - 1nnResponsibility for adjournment: Judiciary-1, DPP-0, DCI-0, Advocates-0. nnReasons for Adjournments: Chief Magistrate absent, attending court stations budgeting forumnnCases that that proceeded - 3, cases assigned new dates - 3 ...

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