Court Watch

COURT WATCH 17/2021

[25th August 2021]

New Dates for Public Interviews for 9 Vacant Positions of

COURT WATCH 16/2021

[12th August]

Suspension of Court Operations During Covid Lock-down

COURT WATCH 14/2021

[23rd July 2021]

POSTPONEMENT OF PUBLIC INTERVIEWS
of Candidates Nominated for High Court Judgeships

COURT WATCH 13/2021

[8th July 2021]

Public Interviews of Candidates Nominated for Nine High Court Judgeships

COURT WATCH 12/2021

[20th June 2021]

JSC Advertises Nine Vacancies on High Court Bench

and Invites Public to Nominate Candidates

COURT WATCH 11/2021

[13th June 2021]

Constitutional Court and Supreme Court Judges Appointed

COURT WATCH 10/2021

[9th June 2021]

The Last of the Glenview 29 Finally Acquitted – Ten Years Later

COURT WATCH 9/2021

[29th May 2021]

When is a Chief Justice not a Chief Justice?

A fortnight ago the High Court ruled that Chief Justice Malaba ceased to be Chief Justice when he turned 70 on the 15th May.  The court ruled that the recent amendment to section 186 of the Constitution, which would allow certain judges to serve until the age of 75, did not apply to Mr Malaba.  The court’s order was as follows:

“It is declared that:

COURT WATCH 8/2021

[17th May 2021]

High Court Decides Chief Justice Malaba Has Retired

After a hearing on the 14th May that went on into the early hours of the next morning, the High Court delivered a judgment on the 15th May declaring that Chief Justice Malaba had retired from the Bench on reaching his 70th birthday that day – in other words, that he was no longer Chief Justice of Zimbabwe or even a judge.

COURT WATCH 7/2021

[4th March 2021]

Practice Direction 5 of 2021 of 1st March:

Operational Directions for the Courts During the Relaxed National Lockdown Period

COURT WATCH 6/2021

[22nd February 2021]

Practice Direction 4 of 2021: Operational Directions for the Courts

During the Extended Level IV National Lockdown

COURT WATCH 5/2021

[6th February 2021]

High Court Orders Govt to Disseminate Comprehensive Information on Covid-19

COURT WATCH 4/2021

[4th February 2021]

Practice Direction 3 of 2021: Court Proceedings
During Extended COVID-19 Level IV Lockdown

COURT WATCH 3/2021

[15th January 2021]

Is it a Crime to Publish False Statement Undermining Public Confidence in a State Agency?

COURT WATCH 2/2021

[6th January 2021]

Opening of the 2021 Legal Year

No Traditional Ceremony

JUDICIAL SERVICE COMMISSION

PRESS STATEMENT

COURT WATCH 1/2021

[5th January 2021]

Practice Direction 1 of 2021 : Court Proceedings During COVID-19 Lock-down

COURT WATCH 14/2020

[26th September 2020]

Public Interviews of Candidates for Appointment as

Judges of the Constitutional Court:
Monday 28th September at Meikles Hotel

The public interviews of the following candidates for appointment will take place on Monday 28th September in the Stewart Room at Meikles Hotel, Harare.

COURT WATCH 13/2020

[4th September 2020]

Postponement to Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th September:
Public Interviews of Candidates for Appointment as

Judges of Constitutional Court

COURT WATCH 11/2020

[8th August 2020]

Public Interviews for Five Constitutional Court Judges

Monday 7th to Wednesday 9th September

COURT WATCH 10/2020

[15th June 2020]

Separation of the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court

Reminder: Deadline for Nominations for Five Vacancies for Constitutional Court Judges is 30th June

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