THE Judiciary

Labour Court operationalises Malindi Sub-registry

The Employment and Labour Relations Court sub-registry in Malindi is now operational, bringing services closer to the people. The sub-registry is among six ELRC sub-registries gazetted early last year by the then Chief Justice Willy Mutunga to ease filing of cases at the Court. The other five are: Eldoret, Machakos, Meru, Garissa and Bungoma as sub-registries. The event was presided over by ELRC Principal Judge Nderi Nduma and attended by among others, Judges Onesmus Makau and James Olola, th ... read more

Chief Justice David Maraga tours courts and prison facility at the Coast

The Chief Justice David Maraga this week, is on a tour of the coast region to inspect various court stations and a prison facility. The CJ toured Tononoka Children’s Courts, Shanzu Law Courts and Shimo La Tewa GK Prison. Further, he is expected to visit Mombasa Old Court to inspect the ongoing refurbishment for the Court of Appeal, meet advocates in the area and thereafter, brief the press on his tour.


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The Judiciary Annual Sports Day is here

Chief Justice David Maraga today presided over the official opening ceremony of the Judiciary Annual Sports Day held at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies (KSMS), Nairobi.


The two-day event that ends on Saturday was graced by World Marathon holder, Eliud Kipchoge. Teams from 15 regions across all court stations are participating in different outdoor and indoor games.


The CJ said Judiciary must begin to think in terms of producing athletes who can co ... read more

Maua Law Courts CUC holds Open Day in Maua

Maua Law Courts CUC hold their Open Day to educate public on court services and those offered by other actors in the justice chain. The Open Day is aimed at interacting with the public to get feedback and improve court services. 







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How women judges can cause positive social transformation By Hannah Okwengu

Violence against women and girls is one of the most rampant human rights violations that plague Africa. Statistics show that one in every five women will encounter physical or sexual abuse in her lifetime.


Over the years, women and children have continued to bear the brunt of negative cultural ideologies and practices that perpetuate sexual violence and inequality.

Such retrogressive cultures greatly hamper women’s ability to progress in the society.

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Chuka Law Courts CUC hold Open Day at Chuka GK Prison

Chuka Law Courts CUC held an Open Day at the Chuka GK Prison. The Committee donated assorted items to the inmates. May 17, 2017. 


Officer in charge of Chuka GK Prison Samuel Thirata receives assorted items from Chuka High Court Presiding Judge Robert Limo during the Chuka Law Courts CUC Open Day held at the facility. May 17, 2017. 

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Deputy CJ sworn in as JSC Commissioner

Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu took of Oath of Office as the JSC Commissioner at Supreme Court, Nairobi. The DCJ is now the Supreme Court Judge representative to the Commission.  Lady Justice Mwilu was elected unopposed to serve for five years as member of the Commission. The DCJ replaces Supreme Court Judge Dr Smokin Wanjala whose term came to end last year.


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