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Making Legal Services More Accessible

Firdaus Husni, Chief Human Rights Strategist, Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR) | Goh Cia Yee, Criminal Lawyer

12-Apr-23 18:00

Making Legal Services More Accessible

The government is looking at the need to legislate a Public Defender Act and set up a Public Defender’s Office, which aims to improve access to criminal legal assistance. First, we look into the potential need for this. And then, we talk about how else can we make getting legal help more affordable.

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Produced by: Natasha Fusil, Alia Zefri

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan


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Categories:  Law/Activismgovernment

Tags:  lawpublic defender actlegal aid servicespro bono





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