CHAPTER One Foundation executive director Linda Kasonde says while she welcomes the Judiciary’s plans to start broadcasting public interest cases, it must be done with caution in order to avoid possible unintended consequences. On Friday, Chief Justice Mumba Malila said the judiciary was considering allowing public interest court cases to be broadcasted live. Commenting on this in an interview, Kasonde said the development was commendable as this would promote transparency and accountability. “In principle, Chapter One Foundation supports the proposal to broadcast public interest litigation trials. As the name suggests, such cases are taken out in the public interest. Public interest litigation has two functions: it educates the public about the legal issues surrounding a case and it also serves…...

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