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Welcome

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.
Please contact us on:
Email:info@judiciary.gov.sl
Justice Desmond Babatunde Edwards
HONOURABLE CHIEF JUSTICE

News

Magistrate Braima-Jah Sentences 5 In Makeni For Riotous Conduct

Judiciary Communications, Mena, Makeni City, Bombali District, 28th June, 2022: Resident Magistrate in Bombali District, His Worship Magistrate Mustapha Braima-Jah, has today sentenced 5 accused persons who were before the Court for Riotous Conduct contrary to Section 12(i) of the Public Order Act No. 46 of 1965 and Disordetly Behaviour

Sierra Leone’s Chief Justice Thrills University of London, Refers To As Global Icon On Arbitration

Judiciary Communications, London, UK, 14th June, 2022: Delivering his Keynote address at the School of Law, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, Sierra Leone’s Chief Justice, His Lordship Justice Desmond Babatunde Edwards who has been regarded as a global Icon said, “I am a Judge and

Court Grants Access, Medical Treatment To Accused LAJ

Judiciary Communications, Pademba Road Court No. 1, Freetown 20th June, 2022: Principal Magistrate, His Worship Magistrate Sahr E. Kekura has today granted   access and ordered for medical treatment to popular musician, Alhaji Amadu Bah alias LAJ, as requested by his Lawyers. Accused LAJ is before the Court to answer to

Former President Koroma’s COI Appeals Reserved For Judgment

Judiciary Communications, Court of Appeal, 2nd July, 2022: Presiding Judge, Hon. Justice Fatmatta Bintu Alhadi (JA) has reserved former President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma’s Commission of Inquiry (COI) appeals for Judgment after listening to closing arguments from Counsel representing both the Appellant and Respondent. The empanelled Judges are, Hon. Justice

In Abuja, Sierra Leone’s Chief Justice Babatunde Edwards Delivers Goodwill Message at International Seminar for Judges

Tuesday 5th July, 2022:The Chief Justice of the Republic of Sierra Leone who doubles as a Judge of the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone (RSCSL), His Lordship Chief Justice Desmond Babatunde Edwards has today delivered a Goodwill message at the 16th International Maritime seminar for Judges organized at the

Chief Justice Deploys 4 Judges To Decongest Correctional Centers

Judiciary Communications, Kadigbidi Road, Sella Limba Chiefdom in Kamakwie Town, 29th June 2022: Sierra Leone’s Chief Justice, His Lordship Justice Desmond Babatunde Edwards has deployed four High Court Judges in Kamakwie Town-Karene District, Magburaka Town-Tonkolili District, Mattru Jong-Bonthe District and Pujehun Town-Pujehun District to look into various cases of Sexual