Slum in Kenya (02:19)
Visit Kibera, a slum of 2 million in Nairobi, Kenya. People distrust the legal system and turn to mob justice. An organization provides legal help to the poor.
Unjust Imprisonment (00:60)
The accused in Kenya often cannot afford lawyers, leading to unjust imprisonment. A video smuggled from prison shows wardens beating inmates.
Representing Self (03:19)
At a prison in Kenya, a program turns convicts into legal counsel. Inmates maintain their innocence and say the inability to afford a lawyer doomed them.
Reenacting Case (02:56)
Prison inmates reenact a case based on time spent studying evidence and legal procedures. They are trained as paralegals to represent themselves and help cell mates.
Kenya's court system is chaotic and corrupt; many inmates lack knowledge and legal aid. Inmates trained as paralegals have won 3,500 cases in the past decade.
Organization's Founder (03:01)
The woman who launched the program to teach legal skills to Kenya's prison inmates is guest of honor at a talent show in a women's prison.
Paralegal Prisoner (03:25)
A woman serving life in prison has become a paralegal after training in prison, and helps others in prison with appeals.
Rural Kenya (01:56)
In rural Kenya, there are few lawyers and little education. Meet a man who lost a decade in court and prison before winning by his own paralegal efforts.
Revisiting Prison (03:52)
A man shows us the prison where he was held illegally. While there, he took up paralegal efforts and won appeals for himself and 36 others.
Earning Degree from Prison (01:06)
An inmate has studied law in prison and is appealing his case; he achieved a degree and has won a scholarship to the University of London.
Motives for Helping (00:51)
A woman who trains inmates in the law talks about what motivates her.
Credits: Kenya: Inside Out (00:27)
Credits: Kenya: Inside Out
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