THE Judiciary

Milimani Chief Magistrate court to hold Open Day

This Friday, June 30, 2017, Milimani Chief Magistrates Court Users Committee will hold an Open Day at Milimani Law Courts starting 8 am. The Open Day is meant to promote access to justice, get feedback from the public and provide legal aid to public.





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Hon Lucy Kaittany laid to rest in Iten

Hon Lucy Kaittany who died in a road accident on Mombasa Road on June 19, 2017, was laid to rest at Iten in Elgeyo Marakwet County on Friday June 23, 2017.

She was a Senior Resident Magistrate and Deputy Registrar at Machakos High Court. She is daughter to Mohamed and Esther Kaittany, grand -daughter of the late Paramount Chief Al-Haj Salim Chepkeitany and the late Atnas Kandie.

Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu, Chief Registrar of the Judiciary Anne Amadi, judges, magistrate ... read more

CJ appoints bench to hear ballot-printing case

Chief Justice David Maraga has directed that the matter between the National Super Alliance (NASA) Kenya and the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) and others, regarding the printing of ballot papers, be heard by the following judges:
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Sh367 Million Homa Bay High Court building

Thursday, June 22, 2017.  The Judiciary has launched construction of yet another ultra-modern High Court building barely a week after starting work on the Sh379 million Isiolo High Co ... read more


Wednesday, June 22, 2017.  CLARIFICATION ON CHIEF JUSTICE DAVID MARAGA’S COMMENTS ON ELECTION PETITIONS. Our attention has been drawn to media reports implying that the Judiciary had taken a position on how to rule on election-related cases being filed in court.


This is a gross misrepresentation of what Chief Justice David Maraga said while officiating at the ground breaking ceremony for the Homa Bay High Court building th ... read more

Notice to the public

Following the declaration that Monday, 26th June, 2017 is a public holiday to mark Idd-Ul-Fitr, this is to notify the general public that Court Stations across the country will remain closed.


The Judiciary understands that such closure affects normal operations and the diaries of the courts and will occasion inconveniences to the parties and advocates who had matters lined up for litigation on that day.


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CJ tours courts in Kisii county

Chief Justice David Maraga toured courts in Kisii County to inspect service delivery, meet staff and members of the Court Users Committee (CUC) as well as County leaders.


Addressing staff and judicial officers Kisii, Ogembo and Keroka Law Courts the CJ asked courts across the country to purchase furniture from local businesses instead of relying on central supply of imported items.


He said this will ensure quality while promoting local businesses. Som ... read more