Law Reform for Aiding People in the Area of Phitsanulok Province

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Suttinee Yusawat

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The objectives of this research are 1) to study the case of the victims who suffer adverse effect derived from criminal justice systems and to find out the economic cost that should be provided for legal aid. 2) to develop provincial legal clinic in order to promote and protect the fundamental rights of people for accessing legal aid and to facilitate the cooperation relating to criminal justice system between private and public sectors and 3) to find out the appropriate measures for the enactment of the act concerning the right of people in accessing legal aid in accordance with the United Nations Principles and Guidelines on Access to Legal Aid in Criminal Justice Systems. The results found that 1) there were various problems occurred to the victims in accessing legal aid in criminal justice system and the economic cost occurred in the process was varied depending on the nature of the case. 2) The lack of models, guidelines, knowledge and cooperation between relevant sectors concerning criminal justice system were the crucial issues that cause adverse effect to the victims. 3) In order to solve these problems, the new laws should be enacted in accordance with the United Nations Principles and Guidelines on Access to Legal Aid in Criminal Justice Systems.Also, the paralegal profession should be promoted by providing more knowledge and associations in criminal justice systems. Lastly, all legal clinics should play more important roles for the cooperation between relevant sectors relating to criminal justice systems.

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Yusawat, Suttinee. “Law Reform for Aiding People in the Area of Phitsanulok Province”. Naresuan University Law Journal 9, no. 2 (December 20, 2016): 95-118. Accessed March 9, 2021. https://so04.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/lawnujournal/article/view/98687.
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