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Sierra Leone's parliament has enacted one of the most progressive legal aid laws in Africa—with an innovative approach to providing access to justice for all that will reinforce the rule of law in a society still scarred by the brutal civil war that ended in 2002.

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On any particular day, around three million people are being held in pretrial detention, and during the course of a year an estimated 10 million people pass through pretrial detention.

On any particular day, around three million people are being held in pretrial detention, and during the course of a year an estimated 10 million people pass through pretrial detention.

On any particular day, around three million people are being held in pretrial detention, and during the course of a year an estimated 10 million people pass through pretrial detention.

The report Improving Pretrial Justice: The Roles of Lawyers and Paralegals looks at how early intervention by lawyers and paralegals after an arrest can break the cycle of pretrial injustice.

On any particular day, around three million people are being held in pretrial detention, and during the course of a year an estimated 10 million people pass through pretrial detention.

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Introduction: A previous article by the author explored the work and impact of community-based paralegals in the lives of ordinary people in rural areas, through the lens of a number of case studies depicting real life justice problems of individuals and how paralegals helped resolve them.

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The paper „Legal Workers and paralegals - new avenues for services? Access to Justice and the introduction of the NFP Sector” was written by Pete Sanderson and Hilary Sommerlad and presented at the International Legal Aid Group (ILAG) conference that took place on 6-8 June 2007, Antwerpen.