Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Sub-Category : Judicial Reforms

AG Appeals Ruling over Judge’s Board

The Star Pg 7
Wednesday, 03 Oct 2012

The government will appeal against a court ruling that stopped the vetting of judges and magistrates. On Monday, Justices Mohamed Warsame and George Odunga granted orders stopping the Judges and Magistrates Vetting Board from carr

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Vetting board clashes with Judiciary

Standard Pg 1 & 5
Tuesday, 02 Oct 2012

The Judges and Magistrates Vetting Board is now set for a showdown with the Judiciary following its decision to ignore a court ruling and to carry on with the vetting process. The board is banking on the authority granted by Secti

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Why CJ Stands Accused over Vetting of Judges

Daily Nation, pg 26
Sunday, 30 Sep 2012

From June 2001 to September 2002, the Constitution of Kenya Review Commission (CKRC) collected views of Kenyans as part of the constitution review process. After the constitution review was restarted, the Committee of Experts (CoE

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Bosire and Omollo Challenge Dismissal

Daily Nation pg 7
Thursday, 27 Sep 2012

A legal battle looms at the High Court after two judges has sought redress over a vetting process that declared them unfit to continue serving in the judiciary. Appellate judges Samuel Bosire and Riaga Omollo said the board ran ro

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JSC shocked by dilapidated state of Court

Standard Pg 10
Thursday, 27 Sep 2012

Commissioners of the Judicial Service Commission have expressed shock at the poor state of infrastructure at the Busia Law Courts. There is limited working space for the staff members who serve seven districts in Busia County. A s

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Court suspends vetting of judges for 14 days

Standard Pg 12
Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012

The High Court has suspended the operations of the Judges and Magistrates Vetting Board for 14 days following a suit filed by a human rights body. High Court judges Mohamed Warsame and George Odunga ruled that the issues raised by

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Judiciary’s Headache over Poll Petitions

Standard Pg 10
Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012

Chief Justice Willy Mutunga says major hurdles await the Judiciary at the General Election unless election laws are amended and enough judges and magistrates posted to handle anticipated petitions. The CJ has appointed a Judiciary

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Questions over move to vet judges afresh

Standard Pg 7
Saturday, 22 Sep 2012

A decision to nullify the dismissal of two senior judges through the on-going vetting and to vet them afresh has raised legal questions. Lawyers are questioning the basis upon which the Judges and Magistrates Vetting Board decided

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