Rift Valley lawyers weigh in on the appointment of 41 judges

The Rift Valley Branch of the Law Society of Kenya has called on President Uhuru to appoint 41 judges in order to help deal with the backlog of cases.  Addressing media in Nakuru on Wednesday, the body while supporting the recent sentiments by Chief Justice David Maraga noted that there are numerous cases pending before the Land and Environment and the Labour and Employment Relations courts across the country.  “We urge the President to proceed with alacrity to accordingly appoint the 41 judges as courts begin to reopen for physical engagements to help deal with the backlog of cases…

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LSK Rift Valley branch condemn police brutality in the enforcement of curfew

The Rift valley Law Society of Kenya has strongly condemned the excessive use of force by police officers during day one (Friday) of the dusk to dawn Curfew decreed by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The Lawyers say this is uncalled for during this dispensation of the news constitution of Kenya 2010. Addressing media in Nakuru on Saturday Morning led by Rift valley Law Society of Kenya President John Ochang’, they said they were disturbed by the behaviour of the police officers towards innocent Kenyans. They say the officers could have used…

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