From above; Lawyers Philip Murgor, Fred Ngatia and Alice Yano There has been a push and pull, between scholars and lawyers and the Judiciary Service Commission, to make public the scores by each candidate who came before the panel for vetting.During one of the interviews on a TV station, the 42% score came up, when the President of the Law Society of Kenya Nelson Havi, seemed not contented with what one of the law scored, after the vetting process came to a close.
The Judicial Service Commission led by acting Chief Justice Philomen Mwilu has reached a final decision after interviewing 10 candidates for the position of Chief Justice.Their announcement comes hours after the Appeals Court vacated orders by the High Court stopping the JSC from deliberating further on the choice of Chief Justice until a petition before the court was heard.
During the interview for the position of Supreme court judge, several interviews had been going on throughout the week and on this day,May 5,it was the turn of Justice Alice Yano to be on the hot seat.A series of interview questions arose but what cought the attention of Kenyans were the tough grammar questions that came up in the middle of the interview.
The search for new chief justice has been politicised and section of Kenyans are drumming and defending those who come from there regions.Out of the interviewed candidates by JSC according yo different opinions, William Outo tops followed by Fred Ngatia and Koome.The remaining candidate have been considered to have underperformed.
Today marked the last day for the vetting of chief justice Position amid high court ruling to mute the process.The last person to be interviewed was lawyer Alice Jepkoech Yano and was the youngest among those who showed interest for the seat.Alice yano is likely to secure with her approach on what she will do to ensure that the 41 judges get appointed by the president.
Kenyans online have been baffled after a former Chief Justice aspirant, lawyer Alice Yano applies for the position of Commissioner of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission ( IEBC).Lawyer Alice Yano, who also applied and was interviewed for the position of Judge of the Supreme Court did not qualify on both occasions.
The 10 days long interview for the Judicial Service Commission which started on April 4 completed yesterday Apr 23.William Ouko.Photo Facebook The search for a Chief Justice in Kenya began when David Kenani Maraga excited office in January after attaining a maximum age of 70 years for retirement and left to Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu who is currently on acting basis.
For a while, Kenya has been without a chief justice.This happened after David Maraga attained the minimum retirement years for the chief justice and had to go home leaving the seat vacant.From since then, the Judicial Service Commission has been busy looking for the possible replacement of Maraga.
Alice Yano.Today, March 23, marked the final day for the Judicial Service Commission to interview the candidates eyeing for the Chief Justice position.It was the turn for the youngest candidate, Alice Yano, to face the panel and tell Kenyans why she felt as the best suited to head the third arm of government.
Justice Alice Yano confessed to be a Headmistress at the age of 21 years.Alice became the last in line to be interviewed for the Chief Justice job.She shared her experience and how she will handle different situations in case she manages to become a lady Justice.
JSC interviews for Supreme Court judge Prof Olive Mugenda, who is chairing a panel conducting interviews for the position of chief justice, have been halted by the High Court.After the ongoing interviews, which are set to end on Friday, the High Court on April 21, 2021 halted the JSC from deliberating on the option and selection of the next CJ.
Senator for Elgeyo Marakwet and minority leader Kipchumba Murkomen has raised speculations online by issuing a statement condemning MPs, Judges, Lawyers and Kenyans for laughing at Senior Council Alice Yano " mama Margaret tea joke" she said during interview before JSC panel.According to a post on his Twitter handle, he made remarks condemning MPs, Judges, Lawyers, Kenyans etc for laughing at Ms Alice Yano because of " mama Margaret tea joke" and should be ashamed of themselves, claiming that The REAL JOKE is when the president refuses to appoint judges and is unmoved every time, that question is put to the candidates and concluding that we are laughing at our selves.
There are so many things you need to know about Justice William Ouko.First and foremost He emerged top among other contestants including Justice Said Juma Chitembwe, Justice Marete Njagi, Justice Mathews Nduma, Lawyer Alice Yano, Justice Sargon Joseph Kiplagat and Dr. Nyaberi Lumumba.Justice William Ouko was born in Siaya County in the year 1961.
Former majority leader and Elgeyo-Marakwet county senator Kipchumba Murkomen has expressed sharp disapproval on judges, members of parliament, lawyers and Kenyans for 'laughing at' Alice Yano's 'tea with mama Margret' answer during her interview with the JSC for the Chief Justice position.Senior counsel Alice Yano, while answering a question on what she would do about delayed appointment of the 41 court of appeal judges by the president responded by saying: "On the judges’ appointment, a discussion with the appointing authority & A.G would be important.
Politics has always been the talk of the day in Kenya.As this happens, we are all well updated that there is currently ongoing selection for the new chief justice.This is something that has aroused different reactions from the public as people judge them.Today marked the 10th day day of the process as lawyer Alice Yano faced the JSC today.
Kakamega ex- senator Boni Khalwale who has been following closely the interview of the of the search of the Chief Justice has aired his views on today's candidate.After he praised three candidates which are William Ouko, Fred Ngatia and Martha Koome for outstanding performance in responding to questions, he has as well responded to Alice Yano concerning her performance before the judges.
Justice William Ouko was yesterday appointed by president Uhuru Kenyatta to be the next Kenyan Supreme Court Judge.Ouko was nominated by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) as the top best among the other contenders including Justice Marete Njagi, Justice Said Juma Chitembwe, Lawyer Alice Yano, Justice Sergon Joseph Kiplagat Dr. Nyaberi Lumumba and Justice Matthews Nduma.
Today marks the end of the search for kenya's next Chief Justice.Today justice Alice Yano took the centre stage of the interview as she presented her academic qualifications and experience in the world of the courts.Mrs Yano is among a few women in the justice system who had been selected to be interviewed by the select panel of judges and lawyers.
Kiminini MP Names 3 Candidates Who are Likely to Bag the Chief Justice Spot, Says This About the JSC
The Judiciary Service Commission completed conducting interviews to candidates interested in the vacant Chief Justice position last week, with Kenyans eagerly waiting to hear on who will succeed former CJ David Maraga.The race was undertaken by 10 different candidates eying for the same position, including; Prof Wekesa Moni, Alice Yano, William Ouko, Martha Koome, High Court Judge Said Chitembwe and Employment and Labour Relations Judges Mathews Nduma Nderi and Njagi Marete, Senior Counsel Philip Murgor, Fred Ngatia and Patricia Mbote.
The recruitment of the chief justice in Kenya that happened in the past few days was a competitive one.Senior counsel Fred Ngatia and justice David Ouko were some of the best candidates to appear before the Judicial Service Commission bench.Whereas Lady Justice Martha Koome came out as a disadvantaged candidate on gender representation owing to the fact that the deputy chief justice is already a woman, her performance in the interview was outstanding.