Justice Defenders: The organization teaching prisoners in Africa how to defend themselves in court

Over the years we’ve done a number of stories about wrongly convicted prisoners who get exonerated when a crusading attorney takes on their case. In prisons around the world, however, that rarely happens. In Kenya, for example, more than 80% of prisoners have never been represented by a lawyer. Justice Defenders would like to change that.  It’s an organization started in Africa by a soft-spoken, 35-year-old lawyer named Alexander McLean.  Justice Defenders has worked in 46 prisons in Kenya and Uganda, giving legal training to hundreds of inmates who can then help their fellow prisoners,…

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