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Building informal justice in Northern Kenya

Tanja Chopra

Building informal justice in Northern Kenya

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by Tanja Chopra

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Published by Justice for the Poor, Legal Resources Foundation Trust in Nairobi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTanja Chopra
ContributionsJustice for the Poor Project, Legal Resources Foundation Trust (Kenya)
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 60 p. :
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24540226M
LC Control Number2010305241

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The arid lands have received significant support from donors and government in conflict management and peacebuilding activities, and a variety of data and literature exists on this topic.

However, it was obvious at the time of J4P’s first engagement that there was not much. access to justice has been recommended by other researchers10 and has also been enshrined in the Constitution of Kenya under Article In Kenya, determination to access justice has been known to be a preserve of the law courts and various tribunals.

However, majority of Kenyans use Informal Justice Systems (IJS) including. EMBRACING THE TRADITIONAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS IN NORTHERN KENYA: PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES.

In Kenya, traditional dispute resolution mechanisms have remained resilient despite the onslaught by the formal legal system. Communities continue to apply remnants of Building informal justice in Northern Kenya book justice systems in settling disputes in Kenya.

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Ernest Uwazie is a Professor of Criminal Justice and Director of the Center for African Peace and Conflict Resolution at California State University, Sacramento, California.

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EK Baines 'The haunting of Alice: Local approaches to justice and reconciliation in northern Uganda' () 1 International Journal of Transitional Justice26 As above. () MLJ VOLUME 7. Situating this complex within the context of neoliberalism, this book identifies the points of rupture in the informal/formal justice complex to pinpoint how and where a truly alternative and 'transformative' justice (i.e.

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