Deputy CJ Kalpana Rawal appeals ruling on her retirement

Deputy Chief Justice Kalpana Rawal at the Supreme Court on November 19, 2015 during the launch of the Judiciary Strategic Plan. PHOTO| EVANS HABIL | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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  • Her lawyer, Kioko Kilukumi, faulted the five judges of the High Court for dismissing the case without considering transitional clauses.
  • But Mr Kilukumi accused the High Court judges and the JSC of discriminating against the DCJ, claiming other judges in similar circumstances had been allowed to retain their retirement age of 74.
  • The application was certified urgent by the Court of Appeal and set for hearing on December 28.

Deputy Chief Justice Kalpana Rawal has appealed against a High Court decision dismissing her bid to block her retirement at 70 years.

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