Kenya: Justice Sector and the Rule of Law

Kenya: Justice Sector and the Rule of Law

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The premise of this report is based on Kenya's policy blueprint, Vision 2030, which places rule of law at the center of its goals. It was commenced at the same time as the nation was recuperating from the post-election poll, which resulted in many Kenyans expressing disappointment at the nation's democratic institutions. The study, produced by AfriMAP and the Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa, examines and makes recommendations for the following topics: justice sector and rule of law; legal and institutional framework; government track record in respect to rule of law; management of the justice system; independence of the bench and bar; criminal justice; access to justice; and the role of donor agencies.In this document, community service is said to a#39;represent a shift from more traditional methods of dealing with crime and the ... In accordance with the restorative ethos, the court is required to involve the victim in the sentencing process. Henceanbsp;...

Title:Kenya: Justice Sector and the Rule of Law
Author:PK Mbote, M Akech
Publisher:African Minds - 2011


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