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Supreme Court judge resigns, cites lack of judicial independence

November 14, 2017 | No comment
Judges strike - Chief Justice Chan Reec

A supreme court justice has resigned today. Justice Kukurlopita Marino Pitia tendered his resignation today citing lack of judicial independence in the country.

In resignation seen by Talk of Juba, Justice Kukurlopita also said the Chief Justice Chan Reec Madut has mismanaged the country’s highest court.

He said there is interference with the working of the court by the executive.

Below is Justice Kukurlopita resignation letter.

Justice Resignation letter

Justice Resignation letter

Justice Resignation letter

Justice Resignation letter