CRIMINAL JUSTICE PART 1

Convicts study law to help inmates get elusive justice

A task force report found that Kenya’s criminal justice system favours the rich and condemns the poor. Now some learned convicts are helping themselves and other inmates get their sentences reviewed

In Summary

• Many prisoners wait for many years before appearing in court for trial or sentencing.

• Whether innocent or guilty, many end up being convicted without having seen the evidence against them, met a lawyer or understood how to represent themselves.

 

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