Court Watch

COURT WATCH 2015

[26th September 2015]

New Judges

 

On 16th September, in a ceremony at the Constitutional Court attended by invited guests, nine new judges were sworn in by Chief Justice Chidyausiku – three judges of the Supreme Court and three of the High Court. 

COURT WATCH 2015

[15th September 2015]

Southern African Chief Justices Conference at Victoria Falls

Southern African Chief Justices' Forum Conference: Victoria Falls

COURT WATCH 2015

[13th September 2015]

Third Term of 2015 Legal Year Starts on 14th September

The Constitutional Court, Supreme Court, High Court, Administrative Court and Labour Court have been on vacation for a month.  The third term of the 2015 Legal Year starts on Monday 14th September.  From that date these courts resume regular court sittings to hear appeals, trials and other proceedings in both civil and criminal matters.  

COURT WATCH 2015

[13th January 2015]

Challenge to Child Marriage will be heard in the Constitutional Court

on Wednesday 14th January

The first Constitutional Court sitting of 2015 will be on Wednesday 14th January.  The third case on the court roll is a constitutional challenge to child marriage taken by Mr Tendai Biti on behalf of the applicants:

COURT WATCH 16/2014

[17th October 2014]

Another Major Freedom of Expression Case
Constitutionality of Section 96 of the Criminal Law Code
[Criminal Defamation]

COURT WATCH 15/2014

[30th August 2014]

Freedom of Expression Case

Constitutionality of Section 31(a)(iii) of the Criminal Law Code

[Publication of False Statements Prejudicial to the State]

COURT WATCH 14/2014

[18th August 2014]

Further Nominations Invited for Judicial Appointments
Six New High Court Judges Now Wanted

 

COURT WATCH 13/2014

[5th August 2014]

Record of Cases in the Constitutional Court

2:  Cases 11 to 15:  18th July to 20th August 2013

COURT WATCH 12/2014

[17th July 2014]

Record of Cases in the Constitutional Court

1:  Cases 1 to 10:  22nd May to 4th July 2013

The Constitutional Court’s Jurisdiction

The court has responsibility for deciding:

COURT WATCH 11/2014

[10th July 2014]

Correction of Omission from List of Current Supreme Court Judges
in Court Watch 10/2014

Apologies to Justice Antonia Guvava

COURT WATCH 10/2014

[8th July 2014]

Public Interviews of Candidates for Supreme Court Appointments
Tuesday 15th July

COURT WATCH 9/2014

[11th June 2014]

Post-July 2013 Election Petitions:  Part IV Jameson Timba’s Petition [Mount Pleasant Constituency]

COURT WATCH /2014

[16th May 2014]

Post-July 2013 Election Petitions:  Part III  
The Chebundo & Timba Petitions

COURT WATCH 7/2014

[28th April 2014]

Election Petitions Challenging 2013 Election Results in the Electoral Court

Part II: Petitions Dismissed by Electoral Court

COURT WATCH 6/2014

[24th April 2014]

Election Petitions Challenging 2013 Election Results in the Electoral Court

Part I – Withdrawal of Most Cases

Introduction

COURT WATCH 5/2014

[17th March 2014]

Judicial Service Commission Invites Public to Nominate Candidates
for Appointment as Supreme Court and High Court Judges

In an announcement posted on its website and published in newspaper advertisements the Judicial Service Commission [JSC] has invited members of the public to nominate suitably qualified persons to fill:

- 3 vacancies on the Supreme Court bench

COURT WATCH 4/2014

[25th February 2014]

2014 Court Calendars for Supreme Court, High Court and Labour Court

Practice Directions by Chief Justice

Court Calendars for 2014

COURT WATCH 3/2014

[17th February 2014]

Judicial Service Commission and Improved Court Performance

New Members of the Judicial Service Commission

COURT WATCH 2/2014

[4th February 2014]

The State v Human Rights Defender Beatrice Mtetwa
Part II:  The Trial

COURT WATCH 1/2014

[3rd February 2014]

The State v Human Rights Defender Beatrice Mtetwa
Part I:  From Arrest to Start of Trial

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