THE Judiciary

JSC statement on affront to Judiciary

JANUARY 13, 2017. JUDICIARY, NAIROBI KENYA. PRESS STATEMENT BY JSC ON AFFRONT TO JUDICIARY.The Judicial Service Commission today held its first full sitting of the Year 2017 under the chairmanship of the Chief Justice, Hon David Maraga.


The Commission discussed a range of issues touching on the dispensation of justice by courts and took stock of recent events that have impacted the administration of justice. In particular, JSC expressed its outrage at the ... read more

Kabarnet gets High Court

JANUARY 12, 2017. KABARNET GETS HIGH COURT, PRESS RELEASE. Chief Justice David Maraga on January 11, 2017, presided over the inauguration of a High Court in Kabarnet and installed its first Presiding Judge, Edward Muriithi. The court is expected to speed up the delivery of justice and to decongest the Eldoret High Court.

Speaking during the unveiling of the Kabarnet High Court judge yesterday, Chief Justice David Maraga said this is the 38th High Court ... read more

CJ Maraga inaugurates Narok High Court

Chief Justice David Maraga has inagurated Narok High Court and installed Justices Justus Bwonwong’a (High Court judge) and Mohamed Noor Kullow (Judge of the Environment and Land Court).


Chief Justice  David Maraga (right) and Narok County Governor Samuel Ole Tunai (left) inaugurate Narok High Court

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CJ Maraga to inaugurate courts in Rift Valley

Chief Justice David Maraga will from Monday, January 9 to 11, 2017, tour Narok, Molo, Nakuru, Kabarnet and Eldama Ravine Law Courts, to inaugurate High Court Stations and inspect court construction projects.

During the tour, the CJ will officially inaugurate Narok and Kabarnet High Courts and install new judges at the stations - Narok High Court (a High Court judge and an Environment and Land Court judge), Kabarnet High Court (a High Court judge).read more

Chief Justice David Maraga announces High Court changes

Chief Justice David Maraga has announced changes affecting judges of the High Court and courts of equal status. The changes involve reorganisation, transfers and deployment of newly appointed High Court and Environment and Land Court judges. The changes take effect from January 9, 2017. The newly appointed judges are expected to report to their stations by February 1, 2017.   [ read more

Statement by CJ Hon Maraga on attack by Duale on Judge Odunga

DECEMBER 22, 2016. JUDICIARY, NAIROBI KENYA. PRESS STATEMENT BY CHIEF JUSTICE HON. DAVID MARAGA ON HON. ADEN DUALE’S ATTACK ON JUSTICE GEORGE ODUNGA. I am currently out of the country but my attention has been drawn to comments made by the Leader of Majority in the National Assembly, Hon. Aden Duale, threatening Justice George V. Odunga, Presiding Judge of the Judicial Review Division of the High Court of Kenya.


I strongly condemn the utterance ... read more