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Why William Ouko Could be Kenya's Next Chief Justice

After the end of David Maragas term as Kenyas chief justice, Kenyans have been very anxious to know who would take the mantle from him.The chief justice post is one of the highest ranking jobs in the country and is also one of the most demanding.The 2017 Presidential petition for example was a huge test for the then chief Justice David Maraga.A lot of big names have already been interviewed for the job with everyone anxious to know who will be successful.

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Why William Ouko Could be Kenya's Next Chief Justice

Application For The Job Of Chief Justice Closed Today, Here Are 4 Front-runners

The deadline for receiving applications for the position of Chief Justice closed at 5:00 pm on Tuesday 9 February. Justice Philomena Mbete Mwilu. Unlike any other time in the history of Kenya the position attracts vital attention from other arms of the government especially the Executive as whoever qualifies to be Chief Justice will swear in the next president and may also have to arbitrate in the event there's an election dispute. Justice Agnes Kalekye Murgor. However the Judicial Service Commission may not

  2 months ago
Application For The Job Of Chief Justice Closed Today, Here Are 4 Front-runners

Judge Smokin Wanjala judged in a funeral

A video has surfaced web based demonstrating an obviously inebriated Supreme Court Judge Smokin Wanjala faltering while at the same time tending to grievers in Busia County. Wanjala who is known to be quite and composed judge raised eyebrows when he picked the microphone and started speaking in his local dialect while staggering. The law scholar was among hundreds of mourners who attended the burial ceremony of retired judge Lawrence Peter Ouna on Saturday, February 6. For over two minutes he was caught on camera,

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Judge Smokin Wanjala judged in a funeral

Top Legal Mind's Who Could Replace David Maraga As Kenyas Next Chief Justice.

Top Legal Mind's Who Could Replace David Maraga As Kenyas Next Chief Justice. The retired former chief Justice David Maraga officially retired yesterday as he clocked 70 years and this position has now been taken over by the Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu in an acting capacity but only for a period of not more than six months. The Judicial Service Commission(JSC) has now been tasked with the work of advertising, shortlisting, interviewing and presenting the name's of those who qualify to be appointed as

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Top Legal Mind's Who Could Replace David Maraga As Kenyas Next Chief Justice.

List Of Individuals Who Could Replace Retired Chief Justice David Maraga As New Chief Justice.

List Of Individuals Who Could Replace Retired Chief Justice David Maraga As New Chief Justice. Nairobi Kenya, 13th January 2021. As the retired former chief justice and the president of the supreme court of Kenya continues to enjoy his retirement after he clocked the retirement age and now the race to succeed him is on and there are several law gurus who could be on the blink's to replace the former Chief Justice David Maraga. Some of these individuals who could replace the former chief justice include the current

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List Of Individuals Who Could Replace Retired Chief Justice David Maraga As New Chief Justice.

The legal minds readying to succeed Maraga as the Chief Justice

As David Maraga's tenure eventually comes to an end.Many are now justling for the top seat.The question that still remained unaswered is the independence of the judiciary, given the many hurdles faced moreso during Maraga's tenure. Maraga had made so many pleas, only for them to fall on deaf ears.It had come to an extent whereby he spoke out publicly of they are being frustrated by the government.One of which is the appointment of forty one judges which till now has not been approved. Now leaves the office an

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The legal minds readying to succeed Maraga as the Chief Justice

Why Mwilu Snubbed CJ Job

Deputy Chief Justice, Philomena Mwilu did not apply for the Chief Justice role after the position was declared vacant, following the retirement of Justice David Maraga. Also other supreme court judges justice Isaac Leneola, Njoki Ndung'u and Smokin Wanjala also snubbed the role. Lawyer Apollo Mboya, explaining the reason why the judges stayed out of the race to succeed Maraga, opined that judges were still young and had enough time to apply for the job later on as the constitution stipulated that they retire

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Why Mwilu Snubbed CJ Job

Top Contenders to Replace CJ Maraga

The retirement of outgoing Chief Justice David Maraga has triggered a big debate about his replacement with the process gaining momentum even before the last day in office. The Justice and Legal Affairs committee had explained in the past that it was important to start recruiting a new office holder to avoid office being vacant for so long. The plan seems to have been shelved since the judicial service commission is yet to declare the office vacant and to welcome any application. Senior legal minds have been

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Top Contenders to Replace CJ Maraga

Battle For Maraga's Replacement To Begin As Potential Candidates Revealed

The Kenya's Chief Justice office is soon going to be vacant as the term for the current Justice David Kinani Maraga comes to end. Many judges and lawyers who qualifies for the post have already started eyeing to the it. Some senior lawyers have been mentioned out as the potential candidates for the office. There are also names for the senior judges who are tipped to be on the race to be the President of the Judiciary. Although the Judicial Service Commission is expected to start a recruitment for the potential

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Battle For Maraga's Replacement To Begin As Potential Candidates Revealed

Seemingly Drunk Supreme court Judge Smokin Wanjala Brags of going to university

For pretty much Thursday, Supreme Court judge, Justice Smokin Wanjala, was the discussion of web-based media following the development of a clasp in which the regarded law specialist dazed locals at an entombment in Busia County where he appeared apparently alcoholic and delivered a somewhat odd discourse where he gloated about his accreditations, achievement and vocation.  Judge Smokin Wanjala (photo courtesy) Wanjala was going to the entombment of Rtd. Equity Lawrence Peter Ouna on Sunday where he was joined

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Seemingly Drunk Supreme court Judge Smokin Wanjala Brags of going to university

Why Chief Justice Maraga Is Set to Retire In Less Than 5 Months.

David Maraga,the current cJ is alleged to retire in less than five months due to a reason to be explained below in this article. I will start by giving a brief history about our abled CJ. David Kenani Maraga was born in 1951, in Bonyamatuta Nyamira county. He studied law at the University of Nairobi and awarded a Bachelor's degree of Law in 1977. He obtained masters in degree in the same university in 2011. He has a strong religious stand as a staunch SDA Adventist. He told the judicial service commission that

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Why Chief Justice Maraga Is Set to Retire In Less Than 5 Months.

Supreme Court Judge Smokin Wanjala Boasts To Villagers About His Success And Credentials.

Supreme Court Judge Smokin Wanjala Boasts To Villagers About His Success And Credentials. 12th February 2021, Nairobi Kenya. The Judge of the Supreme Court of Kenya Smokin Wanjala was the talk of town yesterday and he was really trending in the country after a video of him appearing to be drunk while talking to mourners in a burial in Busia County went viral. The supreme court Judge Smokin Wanjala Surprised the villagers as he bragged to them in his odd speech and he even looked so much drunk that he could not

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Supreme Court Judge Smokin Wanjala Boasts To Villagers About His Success And Credentials.

Key Possible Successors of Chief Justice Maraga

In October 2016, David Kenani Maraga was appointed by president Kenyatta as the 14th chief Justice of Kenya . This was after showing impressive results and outstanding the others in interviews conducted by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC). Maraga beat supreme Court judge Smokin Wanjala with a difference of 10 points. Maraga scored 84 points. Constitutionally, a chief justice can hold office for a maximum of 10 years or until retiring after attaining the age of 70 years but may choose to retire at a

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Key Possible Successors of Chief Justice Maraga