The Judicial Service Commission is at it again this time looking for a Supreme court judge after recommending Lady Justice Martha Koome to the president to be the Chief Justice.The supreme court judge post went vacant after Justice Ojwang retired.Today, third May, was Justice Marete and Chitembwe's turn to face the panel in the interviews.
Today marks the final and last day of JSC Interviews that has seen multiple candidates been interviewed for position of supreme court judge following retirement of justice Jacktone Ojwang.Justice William Ouko was on the hot seat and ready to face judicial service commissioners as they bring forward questions touching on various aspects around Judiciary and the general public knowledge.
Today 14th May 2021, President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Justice William Ouko as a supreme Court judge.There was a vacancy in the supreme Court after Justice Ojwang' retired early last year.The whole process of nominating and appointing Ouko was soo fast, a swift move that many are now questioning.
Following yesterday's Judicial Service Commission's (JSC) interviews for the position of Supreme Court judge, Justice William Ouko was announced as the best candidate for the job.The position was left vacant after the retirement of Justice Ojwang.Ouko is now millimeters away from discharging his duties at the highest court in the land.
The judicial Service Commission has been allowed by the court of appeal to proceed with the process of nominating a candidate who will be the next Chief Justice.JSC interviewed ten candidates.One name will be picked before the seven days elapses as indicated in the Constitution.From the news trending in the social media.
Justice Ojwang Photo/Credit Retired Supreme Court Judge Jackton Ojwang has landed a state job yet again. President Uhuru Kenyatta in a gazette notice dated May 13 Justice Ojwang will head Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) board for a period of four years. This comes after a tribunal that was probing him declared his innocence. Justice Ojwang had retired in February upon attainment of mandatory retirement age of 70 years. He is among other key figures that have been given State jobs by Preside
Justice William Ouko Recommended By JSC As A Judge Of The Supreme Court.Wednesday, 5th May 2021, Nairobi Kenya.The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has recommended the court of Appeal President Justice William Ouko as a Judge of the Supreme Court and he will be talking over or replacing the retired Judge of the supreme court, Justice Ojwang.
Justice Patrick Otieno, a meru high court judge, on Friday 30th January 2021 issued a conservatory order suspending the Acting Chief Justice from office. The judge stated as follows, " a conservatory order be and is hereby issued restraining Justice Mwilu’s continued occupation of the office of the DCJ, judge of the Supreme Court, member of the Judicial Service Commission and Judiciary Ombudsperson pending determination of the suit." While the orders may seem pretty succinct, they have far reaching implications