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Access to Justice

About this work

This area focusses on formulating and implementing a litigation strategy, identifying potential strategic public interest litigation cases, preparing pleadings and submissions for court cases, legal and policy briefs, legal research and identification of policy gaps for advocacy and litigation.


  1. Miscellaneous Cause No. 86 of 2022 – Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER), Unwanted Witness (UW), and the Health Equity and Policy Initiative (HEAPI) v. Attorney General and the National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA)
  2. Constitutional Petition No 007 of 2019 – Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER) v. Attorney General



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