Frequent question: Who is the next CJ in Kenya?

Who is next in line for Chief Justice?

List of chief justices

Chief Justice Tenure
14 Earl Warren (1891–1974) October 5, 1953 – June 23, 1969 (Retired)
15 Warren E. Burger (1907–1995) June 23, 1969 – September 26, 1986 (Retired)
16 William Rehnquist (1924–2005) September 26, 1986 – September 3, 2005 (Died)
17 John Roberts (born 1955) September 29, 2005 – Incumbent

How many years does a Chief Justice serve in Kenya?

(2) The Chief Justice shall hold office for a maximum of ten years or until retiring under clause (1), whichever is the earlier.

Who is the current CJ?

The current Incumbent and 48th chief justice of India is Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana, who entered office on 24 April 2021.

Supreme Court of India (1950–present)

No. 47
Name (birth–death) Sharad Arvind Bobde (1956–)
Period of office 18 November 2019
23 April 2021
Length of term 1 year, 156 days

Who will be deputy CJ?

The Deputy Chief Justice of Kenya is the deputy to the Chief Justice of Kenya and Deputy President of the Supreme Court of Kenya. The office is established under Article 163 of the Kenyan Constitution. The current Deputy Chief Justice is Lady Justice Philomena Mbete Mwilu.

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Who appointed Clarence Thomas?

President George W. Bush nominated him as Chief Justice of the United States, and he took his seat September 29, 2005. Clarence Thomas, Associate Justice, was born in the Pinpoint community near Savannah, Georgia on June 23, 1948.

Who appointed Breyer?

The Chief Justice of Kenya is the head of the Judiciary of Kenya and President of the Supreme Court of Kenya and is an office established under Article 161 of the Kenyan Constitution.

List of Chief Justices.

# 3
Name (birth–death) Sir James Wicks (1901–1989)
Took office 1971
Left office 1982
Appointed by J. Kenyatta

How many CJ has Kenya had?

The Chief Justice shall hold office for a maximum of ten years or until retiring after attaining sixty five (65) years, whichever is the earlier.

List of all Former Chief Justices in Kenya.

Name of Chief Justice Sir Barclay Nihill
Birth… (1892–1975)
Date when appointed 1946
Date when retired 1951

Who was the first CJ in Kenya?

The first Chief Justice of the Kenyan Judiciary, Sir Robert William Hamilton was appointed in 1906.

How old is Sonia Sotomayor?

Born: June 25, 1954, in the Bronx, N.Y. Sonia Sotomayor made history on August 6, 2009, when the U.S. Senate confirmed her nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. Appointed by President Barack Obama, Sotomayor became the first Hispanic Supreme Court justice.

Who appointed Sonia Sotomayor?

On May 26, 2009, President Obama announced that he would nominate Sonia Sotomayor to be an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.

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What is a 3 judge bench called?

A bench of two or three judges is called a division bench. The Supreme Court Rules vests Chief Justice of India, the power to constitute benches as part of his administrative responsibilities.

How old is Martha Koome?

Hon Lady Justice Lydia Achode, Principal Judge, High Court of Kenya.

How many courts are in Kenya?

Courts. The Judiciary of Kenya consists of five Superior courts made up of the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, High Court, Industrial Court, Environment and Land Court. The subordinate courts consist of the Magistrate Court, Courts Martial and Kadhi Court.