High Court of Kenya

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The High court of Kenya is established under article 165 of the constitution of Kenya. It has supervisory jurisdiction over all other subordinate courts and any other persons, body or authority exercising a judicial or quasi-judicial function.[1] It was known as the supreme court of Kenya until 1964 and its name has remain unchanged since then.[2]

Membership[edit]

Current Justices[edit]

The following are the current justices of the High Court[3]

  • Hon. Mr. Justice Amraphael Mbogholi Msagha
  • Hon. Mr Justice Hatari P G Waweru
  • Hon. Mr Justice David Onyancha
  • Hon. Mr Justice Nicholas R O Ombija
  • Hon. Mr Justice Muga Apondi
  • Hon. Lady Justice Jessie W Lesiit
  • Hon. Mr Justice Joseph K Sergon
  • Hon. Lady Justice Joyce N Khaminwa
  • Hon. Mr Justice Leonard Njagi
  • Hon. Lady Justice Roseline P V Wendo
  • Hon. Lady Justice Mary M Kasango
  • Hon. Mr Justice Isaac Lenaola
  • Hon. Mr Justice Mathew J A Emukule
  • Hon. Lady Justice Murugi G Mugo
  • Hon. Mr Justice Frederick A Ochieng’
  • Hon. Mr Justice Luka K Kimaru
  • Hon. Lady Justice Ruth N Sitati
  • Hon. Mr Justice George M A Dulu
  • Hon. Mr Justice Joseph R. Karanja
  • Hon. Lady Justice Helen Omondi
  • Hon. Lady Justice Nancy Oginde
  • Hon. Mr Justice A O Muchelule
  • Hon. Lady Justice F N Muchemi
  • Hon. Lady Justice M A Odero
  • Hon. Lady Justice A-A Aroni
  • Hon. Mr Justice Sj Chitembwe
  • Hon. Justice (Prof.) Joel Ngugi Mwaura
  • Hon. Lady Ngugi Grace Mumbi
  • Hon. Mr. Justice Joseph Mutava Mbalu
  • Hon. Mr. Justice Edward Muriithi Muthoga
  • Hon. Lady Justice Pauline Nyamweya
  • Hon. Mr. Justice George Kimondo Kanyi
  • Hon. Mr. Justice David Majanja Amilcar Shikomera
  • Hon. Lady Justice Cecilia Githua Wathaiya
  • Hon. Lady Justice Beatrice Thuranira Jaden Nthiori
  • Hon. Mr. Justice Weldon Korir Kipyegon
  • Hon. Lady Justice Grace Lidembu Nzioka
  • Hon. Lady Justice Christine Meoli Wanjiku
  • Hon. Lady Justice Hedwig Ong’undi Imbosa
  • Hon. Lady Justice Stella Mutuku Ngali
  • Hon. Mr. Justice James Wakiaga.
  • Hon. Lady Justice Rose Ougo Edwina Atieno
  • Hon. Mr. Justice Erick Kennedy Ogola Okumu.
  • Hon. Mr. Justice George Vincent Odunga.
  • Hon. Lady Justice Stella Munai Muketi
  • Hon. Mr. Justice Jonathan Bowen Havelock.
  • Hon. Mr. Justice Hilary Kiplagat Chemitei.
  • Hon. Mr. Justice James Aaron Makau.
  • Hon. Mr. Justice Francis Tuiyot.
  • Hon. Lady Justice Roseline Cherotich Korir Lagat
  • Hon. Mr. Justice Richard Mwongo Mururu.
  • Hon. Mr. Justice Alfred Mabeya.
  • Hon. Lady Justice Lydia Awino Achode
  • Hon. Lady Justice Abigail Mshila
  • Hon. Mr. Justice William Musyoka Musya
  • Hon. Lady Justice Nancy Jacqueline Kamau Njuhi
  • Hon. Mr. Justice Jairus Ngaah
  • Hon. Mr. Justice Francis Muthuku Gikonyo
  • Hon. Mr. Justice Martin Muya Mati
  • Hon. Lady Justice Esther Maina Nyambura
  • Hon. Lady Justice Lilian Mutende Nabwire
  • Hon. Lady Justice Grace Ngenye Wangui

Former Justices[edit]

The following are former justices of the High Court[3]

  • Hon. Mr Justice John W Mwera - (Appointed Judge Of Appeal On November 8, 2012)
  • Hon. Mr Justice George B M Kariuki -(Appointed Judge Of Appeal On November 8, 2012)
  • Hon. Mr Justice Mohammed K Ibrahim - (Appointed Judge Of The Supreme Court On June 16, 2011)
  • Hon. (Prof.) Justice Jackton Boma Ojwang -(Appointed Judge Of The Supreme Court On June 16, 2011)
  • Hon. Mr Justice Daniel K Musinga - (Appointed Judge Of Appeal On November 8, 2012)
  • Hon. Mr Justice Festus Azangalala - (Appointed Judge Of Appeal On November 8, 2012)
  • Hon. Mr Justice Milton S A Makhandia - (Appointed Judge Of Appeal On November 8, 2012)
  • Hon. Mr Justice Abudullahi Warsame - (Appointed Judge Of Appeal On November 8, 2012)
  • Hon. Mr Justice William Ouko -(Appointed Judge Of Appeal On November 8, 2012)
  • Hon. Lady Justice Philomena Mbete Mwilu -(Appointed Judge Of Appeal On November 8, 2012)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Courts :: Republic of Kenya - The Judiciary". judiciary.go.ke. Republic of Kenya: The Judiciary. 2012. Retrieved August 1, 2012. "and any matter relating to the constitutional relationship between the levels of government; and a question relating to conflict of laws under Article 191; and" 
  2. ^ "Historical Background of the Judiciary in Kenya". marsgroupkenya.org. Mars group Kenya. 2012. Retrieved 1 August 2012. 
  3. ^ a b http://www.kenyalaw.org/klr/index.php?id=120