Court Watch

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

COURT WATCH 16/2013

[25th September 2013]

Justice Bhunu Acquits 21 of Glen View 29 Murder Trial Accused

COURT WATCH 15/2013

[24th September 2013]

State v MDC-T Chief Elections Agent Morgen Komichi

The “Lost” Special Ballot Paper Case

This case is a spin-off from the special voting debacle [see Bill Watch 31/2013 of 25th July]

COURT WATCH 14/2013

[5th September 2013]

Pre-Referendum and Pre-Election Challenges

Part IV – Voting Rights, Postal Voting and Voters Roll Cases

Part I [Court Watch 11/2013 of 15th August] of this series covered the dismissal by the courts of cases challenging the short notice and handling of the Constitutional Referendum of 16th March

COURT WATCH 13/2013

[4th September 2013]

Pre-Referendum and Pre-Election Challenges Dismissed by the Courts

Part III: Nomination Court Cases + Case on Political Party Funding

Part I [Court Watch 11/2013 of 15th August] of this series covered the dismissal by the courts of cases challenging the short notice and handling of the Constitutional Referendum of 16th March

COURT WATCH 12/2013

[3rd September 2013]

Pre-Referendum and Pre-Election Challenges Dismissed by the Courts

Part II – Cases to Postpone Election Date

COURT WATCH 11/2013

[15th August 2013]

Pre- Referendum and Pre-Election Challenges Dismissed by the Courts

Part I – Pre-Referendum Challenges

COURT WATCH 10/2013

[17th July 2013]

State v MDC-T Youth Leader Solomon Madzore

Charged with Undermining the Authority of or Insulting the President

Background

COURT WATCH 9/2013

[10th July 2013]

Update on Glen View 29 Murder Trial – Part II

Part I – Court Watch 6/2013 of 30th May – brought the story of this trial to the point where the defence had filed written arguments in support of their application for the discharge of all accused at the close of the State case.  The filing of the State’s replying arguments and a hearing date for oral arguments were awaited. 

COURT WATCH 8/2013

[25th June 2013]

Constitutional Court Sittings 9 am 26th June Onwards

Reminder:  The Constitutional Court started work promptly under the provisions of the new Constitution which was published on 22nd May [see end of bulletin for details of these provisions and the new court’s judges].  Since then it has heard two cases:  

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