Why Maraga’s bid to reform justice system has flopped

Chief Justice David Maraga. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Justice Maraga wanted the committee to examine all aspects of criminal justice reforms including on investigations, policing, prosecution, probation, incarceration and re-entry.
  • He had also tasked the team to establish and design mechanisms to ensure the criminal justice system operates in a manner consistent and compliant with the provisions of the Constitution, 2010.

A team formed by Chief Justice David Maraga three years ago to spearhead a comprehensive review and reform of the criminal justice system is yet to complete its work six months to his retirement.


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