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DocArchive: Law Behind Bars

May 10th, 2014

Episode 633 of 1340 episodes

Most people who face criminal charges in Kenya go to court without a lawyer. The Kenyan judiciary admit this leads to a great deal of injustice. This programme meets an impressive group of prisoners who are acting as lawyers on behalf of themselves and their fellow inmates. Mostly by discovering flaws in the original cases, they are managing to get large numbers of convictions overturned at appeal.