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Court Watch-02 2016

COURT WATCH 2016

[7th September 2016]

Public Interviews of Candidates for 4 Supreme Court Judgeships
Thursday 29th September 2016

The Judicial Service Commission [JSC] will this month conduct public interviews of eight named candidates for appointment by the President as Supreme Court judges.  There are four vacancies to be filled.  Date, time and venue for the interviews are as follows—  

Court Watch 2015 - New Judges

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 - Third Term of 2015 Legal Year Starts on 14th September

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 - Challenge to Child Marriage to be heard in Constitutional Court Wednesday 14 January

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 15-2014

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 12-2014

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 7-2014

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

COURT WATCH 6/2014

[24th April 2014]

Election Petitions Challenging 2013 Election Results in the Electoral Court

Part I – Withdrawal of Most Cases

Introduction

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