South African CJ urges Kenyan judges to be diligent, treat litigants fairly » Capital News


“It shouldn’t matter who appears before you, equality before the law is a critical requirement for true judgeship,” he said/COURTESY

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 20 – Visiting South African Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has challenged Kenyan judges to maintain judicial independence and fidelity to the Constitution and the laws of the country.

Mogoeng who delivered the keynote address at the opening of this year’s Annual Judges’ Colloquium in Mombasa Monday, said judges must treat all litigants equally without according undue privileges to the high and mighty.

“It shouldn’t matter who appears before you, equality before the law is a critical requirement for true judgeship,” he said.

“You judge not for man – you judge for God. You judge not for the high and…

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