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Alternative Justice System bears fruit at Nkubu

Nkubu Law Courts concluded over 250 matters between February and June 2017, through Alternative Justice System [AJS]. This follows an initiative by Nkubu Law Courts Magistrate Hon Joan Irura in conjunction with the local probation office. “Alternative Justice System has really reduced case backlog especially of old cases in the court,” said Hon Irura. She added

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Covering the 2017 Presidential Petition: A DPAC Story

Personnel from media houses mount equipment in readiness for the Presidential election petition hearing at the Supreme Court in September 2017.The Judiciary was a beehive of activities ahead of the hearing and determination of the Presidential Election Petition at the Supreme Court held in August. Among other activities meant to prepare for the disputed presidential

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Down memory lane: Kilungu Nunguni pioneer court

Established in 1918, Kilungu Law Courts lying at the peak of Nunguni town is among the native Courts that were established by the British protectorate. The Native Court was headed by a Division Officer and District Commissioner who had both administrative and judicial powers. Matters that were brought before them were first heard by the

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The power of solar in delivering justice

Solar Panels mounted on the roof In the last couple of years, the Kilungu Law Court had been facing frequent power outages which caused delays in delivery of services. Proceedings in Court were affected as appellants who required typed court records for appeal purposes were not available on time. Court rooms, registries, offices and cells

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Maua Law Courts Excels in Records Digitization

Maua Law Courts Excels in Records Digitization The Integrated Case Management Systems – ICMS Committee started its work in earnest under the leadership of Principal Judge Richard Mwongo having been appointed by then Chief Justice Dr Willy Mutunga in 2014 to spearhead the digitization of Judiciary processes. The digitalization processes in the past hit a snag

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