THE Judiciary

Nanyuki Law Courts review inmates sentences

Nanyuki Law Courts CUC conducts a case review exercise at Nanyuki Prison during the facility's Open Day. Sixty prisoners were released during the case review exercise done at the Prison by Nanyuki Resident High Court Judge Mary Kasango and Milimani High Court Criminal Division Presiding Judge Jessie Lesiit. Justice Lesiit is also the chairperson of Bond and Bail Implementation Committee (BBIC). This is part of the efforts to decongest t ... read more

JCE trains media on reporting elections petitions

The Judiciary Committee on Election (JCE) conducted a training to sensitize media on reporting elections petitions. The training held for Standard Media Group journalists was conducted by the JCE chairman Justice Justice Msagha Mbogholi.


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Deputy CJ Philomena Mwilu elected to JSC

Deputy CJ Philomena Mwilu elected to JSC.  WEDNESDAY, May 3, 2017.  Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu is the new Supreme Court representative to the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).


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. The elections were held at Supreme Court, Nairobi. The poll was conducted by IE ... read more

Highlights of the Chief Justice Blueprint


Chief Justice David Maraga launched his Strategic Blueprint on January 25th 2017, titled Sustaining Judiciary Transformation: A New Service Delivery Agenda. The blueprint is centered on six key areas: improving access to justice, handling corruption in and out of the Judiciary, improving ICT, reducing cases backlogs, digitization, and leadership and governance.


All these aspirations, he said, are based on transform ... read more

Trainings on electoral dispute resolution enhanced


The training of Judges and judicial officers on election dispute resolution has been going on in all regions in Kenya with the aim of equipping them with more sufficient knowledge on the matter, in readiness for the 2017 election disputes.


It is expected that the trainings will help the judicial officers and staff adjudicate election contests in a most expeditious, effective and impartial manner.


Electoral dispute resolution plays an imp ... read more

Judiciary Annual Sports Day scheduled for May


The annual Judiciary Sports Day will be held from 25th to 28th May in Nairobi. The Judiciary Training Institute (JTI) has already formed a technical committee which comprises staff members from different offices and directorates within the Judiciary to begin the preparations for the event.


Hon. Justice Boaz Olao chairs the larger organising committee of the Sports Day.


The inaugural edition of the Judiciary Sports D ... read more

JTI Priority now on EDR Training

Since the beginning of the year, the JTI has been a hive of activity, concentrating on Election Dispute Resolution training, in partnership with the Judiciary Committee on Elections. This follows a directive by the Honourable Chief Justice, David Maraga, to scale down on other trainings and prioritise EDR training.


And although the priority has been on EDR training, other specifically approved trainings include the Magistrates Colloquium, ... read more

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