Our esteemed Web Users of the Sierra Leone Judiciary Website, it gives me great pleasure on behalf of the Judiciary of Sierra Leone to formally and heartily welcome you to the website of the Sierra Leone Judiciary with solid quality content.
Moving forward, we have transformed and upgraded our website to make it user-friendly with regularly updated news on all our activities. We have also made our website a hub for your trusted information on all judicial and legal issues in the country. This upgrading is indeed unique because we have made sure that we also provide our Court users with weekly Cause List, Judgements, Rulings, Speeches and relevant Acts that will meet the demands of our users.
It is hoped that the website would become a conduit through which we should be able to showcase the activities and outputs of the Judiciary as we strive to ensure that the citizenry of Sierra Leone have access to improved justice delivery service.
As you visit our website for information on our Courts or our wide ranging resources, we do hope you would be able to use same to measure how far we have come to making our vision “accessible, fair and expeditious justice for all in Sierra Leone” a reality.
Ours is a job to settle matters of conflict peaceably between individuals. As the Bible assures us in Matthew 5:9, “Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God”, we hope that this beatitude endears us to work with the zeal and zest to making the difference in the Justice Service Delivery.
As you navigate through our website, we wish you an educative and informative interaction with the Court system, as we work to maintain an effective, efficient and independent system for administering justice for all.
As always, we welcome hearing from you on any suggestion improvements or concerns about the website or the Judiciary in particular.
Once again welcome.
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Justice Desmond Babatunde Edwards
HONOURABLE CHIEF JUSTICE
Judiciary of Sierra Leone Communications, House of Parliament, 8th February, 2024: The House of Parliament has unanimously approved the newly appointed Justice of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Hon. Abdulai Masiyambay Bangurah. His Lordship designate, on the 6th February, 2024 appeared before the Committee on Appointments
Chief Justice’s Chambers, Law Courts Building, Siaka Stevens Street Freetown, 31st January 2024: Sierra Leone’s Acting Chief Justice, His Lordship Hon. Justice Nicholas C. Browne-Marke has received an expert delegation from the Dutch Document Investigation Unit of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Ministry of Justice and Security based in the
High Court Judge, Honourable Justice Amy Wright has today commenced proceedings (Call Over) on fifty (50) criminal cases brought before the High Court marking the opening of the January 2024 High Court Criminal calendar.
The High Court ‘call over’ of cases is for the purpose of the Presiding Judge taking the pleas of all accused persons committed for trial by Magistrates’ Courts, and those whose indictments were preferred with the consent in writing of a Judge. Where an accused person has pleaded guilty to any offence, the Presiding Judge is entitled to proceed to sentencing. Where there been a not guilty plea, the Presiding Judge has adjourned the trial to a specific date when the case will come up before a Judge to whom the case will be assigned.
Judiciary of Sierra Leone Communications, Main Law Courts Building Freetown, 17th January 2024: The High Court has today varied the bail conditions of former President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma (Accused/Applicant) to allow him travel out of the jurisdiction to seek medical attention. The decision follows an application made before the
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, 10th January, 2024: The Judiciary of Sierra Leone wishes to inform the general public that the resident Magistrate transferred from Kenema to Pujehun, His Worship Magistrate Abdul Carew is currently sick and seeking medical attention in the United States of America. As an immediate remedy to the