Female Chief Justices who left footprints in the sands of time

Brenda Hale

President of the UK Supreme Court Brenda Hale.

Photo credit: UK Supreme Court | AFP

This past week, Kenya’s Judicial Service Commission trod a path that leads to history. It nominated for the first time a female candidate for appointment as Chief Justice. If approved by the National Assembly, Court of Appeal judge Martha Koome will be the first female and the 15th Chief Justice in the history of Independent Kenya.

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