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The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has been on the hunt to find Kenya's next President of the Judiciary after Former CJ David Maraga retired.(Photo, Courtesy) Various applicants who expressed interest in the position have been attanding interviews being conducted by the JSC to see if they fit for the position.
List Of Brilliant Women Law Guru's Eyeing To Be The Next Chief Justice Of Kenya.Wednesday, April 14, 2021 Nairobi Kenya.The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) is currently conducting interviews for the 10 Candidate's who applied for the position of the Chief Justice and amongst the 10, there are there women who are eyeing this top judiciary seat.
Prof Patricia Mbote is among the shortlisted candidates for the position of Chief Justice.Yesterday, she faced the Judicial Service Commission panel for an interview.Prof Mbote is the Programme Director for Africa.She studied law here in Kenya at the University of Nairobi.Here are some of her stunning pictures.
Kenyans are set to get their new chief justice after Maraga's retirement.The interviews are ongoing but non of those being interviewed is a Supreme Court judge, the judges kept off the race giving judges from other courts chances to apply.According to a list of applicants released by the Judicial Service Commission, none of the judges including acting Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu applied for the job.
Court of Appeal Judge Martha Koome has thrown shade at individuals looking to enrich themselves through marriage.Appearing before the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) during her interview to become the next Chief Justice of Kenya, Justice Koome reiterated that no spouse is entitled to property the other partner got before they were married.
Courtesy Narok Senator Ledama Olekina now calls for the adjournment of the chief justice interview.Calling it a formality process done to please others and maybe since it is constitutional requirement but already their is a chosen chief justice.The hunt for Chief Justice interview commenced this Monday, with Justice Chitembwe going through the panel in hunt succeed Former Chief Justice David Maraga to become the Kenyan 3 Chief justice in the new 2010 constitution.
Today, 13th April 2021 is the second day for the Journey to replace Maraga as the president of the Judiciary after his recent successful retirement from the position.Today, senior University of Nairobi don, Senior Counsel Prof Patricia Kameri Mbote is on the hot bench.Prof Mbote has been a lecturer in the UoN since 2011.
The Judicial Service Commission is in the process of recruiting the third Chief Justice of the supreme court, a position which has been vacant since the retirement of Justice David Maraga in January 2021.Today, the third day of the process, Lady Justice Martha Koome Karambu Is appearing before the JSC at the Supreme Court building for her interview for the position of the CJ.
The ongoing interviews to nominate the next chief justice of the republic of continues to draw mixed reactions from section of Kenyans.The interviews began on 12th April and are scheduled to run until Friday 23rd, April 2021.However, according to Narok county senator Ledama Olekina, Kenyans are already aware of the person that is going to be picked as the next chief justice.
Chief Justice is a key figure in one of the arms of government, the judiciary.He/she is the chief head of judiciary most importantly the president of Supreme court and gets assistance from Deputy Chief justice who is the deputy president of the supreme court.Now once there is a vacancy as a result of early retirement or simply attaining the age of 70 which is a constitution age limit for chief justice in Kenya, there will be a vacancy announcement whereby successful candidates shall be shortlisted and later interviews will be carried out.
The Atheist in Kenya Society have written to the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) to oppose the nomination of senior counsel Fred Ngatia as Kenya's next chief justice after the ongoing interviews.According to the information shared on their social media platforms, the association claims that Fred Ngatia is likely to interfere with the independence of the judiciary if he becomes the country's chief justice.
The Judicial Service Commission has shortlisted ten candidate for the vacant position of the Chief Justice.This comes months after David Maraga retired from the position and now the Commission has been tasked to find a replacement for him.The Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu is currently the serving Chief Justice until someone better comes in to fill the gap, and the process kicked off today Monday 12th April.
The Judicial Service Commission is set to interview ten candidates who were shortlisted to fill the position of Chief Justice of Kenya.The Position was left vacant after the former Chief Justice,David Kenani Maraga retired in January 12th 2021.The ten candidates cleared for interviews are Justice Said Chitembwe, Prof. Patricia Mbote, Justice Martha Koome, Justice Marete Njagi, Philip Murgor, Justice Nduma Nderi, Fred Ngatia, Justice William Ouko, Prof. Wekesa Moni and Alice Yano.
The tight race to replace former Chief Justice Emeritus David Kenani Maraga seems to narrow.Maraga left office in January this year after his successful term came to an end.Maraga who was given numerous accolades as a reformer, a performer and the only man standing, will highly be missed from the Judiciary.
The first interview for the post of Chief Justice has been held today.High Court Judge, Justice Juma Chitembwe, has been the first shortlisted candidate for Chief Justice to be interviewed.The panel that interviewed him include commissioners from the Judicial Service Commission and acting Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu.
Early today morning Judicial Service Commission have commenced interviewing candidates vetted in to replace the outgoing Chief Justice Maraga.In an interview judge Juma Chitembwe was among 10 candidates proposed to replace Maraga.He was interviewed by 9 commissioners including acting chief justice Philomena Mwilu.He has been acting as a high court judge since 2010.