Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Sub-Category : Judicial Reforms

Judge declines to enjoin county officials in suit

Standard Pg 7
Saturday, 27 Oct 2012

The High Court has declined to enjoin the 47 county commissioners in a suit seeking to quash their appointments. Justice David Majanja on Friday, however, directed the applicants to serve the commissioners with the suit papers thr

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Ex-judges back Court on Petitions

Daily Nation pg 10
Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012

Two former appellate judges have defended the High Court’s authority to supervise the activities of the Judges and Magistrates Vetting Board. Justices Riaga Omollo and Samuel Bosire, who were both declared unfit to continue

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Judiciary Criticised over trail of Radical Court Rulings

Daily Nation pg 20
Sunday, 21 Oct 2012

Kenya’s transforming Judiciary is under the spotlight following several controversial rulings that have been slammed as judicial activism. The latest came on Monday when Justice Roselyne Nambuye ordered the Treasury to pay O

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Tobiko: Baraza may still face charges

Daily Nation pg 8
Saturday, 20 Oct 2012

Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko former Deputy Chief Justice Nancy Baraza will face prosecution unless she settles her dispute with security guard Ms Rebecca Kerubo.He said he will have no choice but move ahead and p

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It’s thumbs up to the Judiciary

Daily Nation pg 10
Saturday, 20 Oct 2012

Dr Willy Mutunga has announced that the Judiciary has improved on its handling and disposal of cases in court. And he attributed these developments to improvements in court infrastructure, establishment of new ones, and the recrui

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Groups Fight to Revive Judges’ Vetting

Daily Nation pg 9
Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012

Four legal institutions have put up a spirited fight before a five-judge bench to have the vetting of judges and magistrate back on track. The Law Society of Kenya (LSK), Office of the Attorney-General, the Judicial Service Commis

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Lawyers laud Baraza resignation.

Daily Nation, pg 6
Friday, 19 Oct 2012

The Law Society of Kenya on Thursday evening welcomed the decision by Ms Nancy Baraza to withdraw her appeal against a recommendation for her sacking as Deputy Chief Justice. The deputy CJ’s troubles started when a guard at

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Forty new court Buildings take Justice closer to the People

Daily Nation pg 18
Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012

The government is putting up 41 temporary courts around the country to reduce the distance covered in getting access to justice. In a programme that is largely sponsored by the World Bank, the Judiciary has already announced a ten

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