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February edition of Legal Education and Research Node (LEARN)

Mr. Adeniji Kazeem SAN, Attorney General and Commissioner for justice, Mrs. Funlola Odunlami, Solicitor General and Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Justice during the February edition of Legal Education and Research Node (LEARN) organised by the Ministry for State Counsel, held at Folarin Coker hall, Alausa, Ikeja on 7th February, 2019.   [gallery ids="1873,1872,1869,1871"]

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3 days Training Workshop

Happening now.... A 3 days Trainning Workshop of the Lagos State Office of the Public Defender in collaboration with UNICEF themed Child Justice Administration in Lagos State "Imprisonment and Over Institutionalization of Children.   [gallery ids="1863,1861,1862"]

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Closing Ceremony of the Five Day Training on Plea Bargain and Child Justice

Closing Ceremony of the Five Day Training on Plea Bargain and Child Justice,organized by the Lagos State Ministry of Justice, Lagos State Office of the Public Defender in collaboration with National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) USA and Rule of Law and Anti Corruption (ROLAC) held on the Friday, 18th January 2019.   [gallery ids="1881,1879,1877,1876,1875,1880"]

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Visit of Director of Public Prosecutions and her team to OPD Head Office

Recent visit of Director of Public Prosecutions and her team to OPD Head Office to sensitize on the use of Plea Bargaining in the quick dispensation of justice in our courts [gallery link="file" ids="1756,1757"]  

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QUALITY DEFENSE AT NO COST

The Defendant was alleged to have stolen an iPhone, while walking past the complainant, who said he realized his IPhone was stolen after he had entered keke. He saw the defendant a week later and claimed he was able to identify him, as the person who grabbed his pocket, because he was wearing same clothes. The defendant was incarcerated for 2 years without legal representation. OPD took up his case and he was discharged and acquitted at no cost.

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THE DIRECTOR OPD and HER TEAM DURING MEETINGS WITH STAKEHOLDERS

The Director OPD, Mrs Olayinka Adeyemi and her Team during Meetings with Stakeholders to Facilitate an Effective Administration of Criminal Justice System. [gallery link="file" ids="1766,1762,1763,1761,1764,1765"]  

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THE OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC DEFENDER, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH AREA D COMMAND, HELD A TRAINING

The Office of the Public Defender,in partnership with Area D Command, held a Training for the Officers of the Area D Command of the Lagos State Police Force tagged Domestic Violence, Overview of the Domestic Violence Law and the Role of the Police,today ,the 19th day of July 2018. [gallery link="file" ids="1769,1770,1771,1772,1773"]  

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