Judicial Service Commission (JSC)

  • Courts and Law

    Attempt to control JSC flops as court rules against law student

    By Dr Masimba Mavaza An urgent application seeking an order directing the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) to consider practising lawyers for appointment as judges of the Constitutional and Supreme Courts has been thrown out because no court can prescribe the future actions of the JSC, the President and the Justice Ministry when they perform their constitutional roles. Once the court…

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    Chief Justice Luke Malaba mourns Zambia’s Chief Justice Mambilima

    CHIEF Justice Luke Malaba and the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) have expressed grief over the death of the Chief Justice of Zambia Irene Chirwa Mambilima on Sunday in Cairo, Egypt. Chief Justice Mambilima was attending a high-level meeting for Chief Justices and Presidents of African Constitutional and Supreme Courts and Constitutional Council in Egypt, when she died. In a statement,…

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    Magistrates Courts shut down after staff tested COVID-19+

    The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has closed seven courthouses after recording Covid-19 positive cases. Consultations are underway with the Ministry of Health and Child Care on the way forward. The courts that have been affected include Chinhoyi Magistrates’ Court; Karoi Magistrates’ Court; Kariba Magistrates’ Court; Bindura Magistrates’ Court; Mt Darwin Magistrates’ Court; Mutare Magistrates’ Court; and Mutare High Court. “Meanwhile,…

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