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Daniel Sesay

Namati

Sierra Leone

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May 01, 2013

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Jan 10, 2020

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Sierra Leone Community Paralegals: Recognition and Financing Research Brief

Namati

This research brief is part of a series that reviews the nature of the work undertaken by community paralegals, and the extent to which that work is recognized or funded by government. In 2012, the Sierra Leonean government adopted a legal aid law that recognizes the role paralegals play in delivering justice services and calls for a...

A Paralegal Memoir

Daniel Sesay

Namati’s Daniel Sesay has written a memoir of his decade as a community-based paralegal in Sierra Leone. Using case studies and stories he explains clearly the multiple, flexible and innovative ways in which grassroots advocates can bring justice to places and people that lawyers and the law don’t usually reach. He describes how paralegals interact with...

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President Koroma Declared ‘Honorary Paralegal’ as he Launches Legal Aid Board

President Koroma of Sierra Leone has strongly committed his government’s support to legal aid and the work of paralegals. He made the announcement during the formal launch of the legal aid board that Namati helped bring into existence in Freetown on Thursday 19th November 2015. Namati and other civil society groups advocated for the passage of the…

Posted November 23, 2015