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Attorney immunity vs accountability

  • Tony Budidjaja
    Tony Budidjaja

    Chair of the Supervisory Board of the Indonesian Christian Legal Society

Jakarta | Tue, February 6, 2018 | 09:17 am
Attorney immunity vs accountability In this file photo on Nov. 16, 2017, Fredrich Yunadi, a former lawyer of graft defendant and politician Setya Novanto, shows a picture of doctor's announcement that no one can visit Setya who is under medical treatment at Medika Pemata Hijau Hospital in Jakarta. (Kompas.com/Yoga Sukmana)

PREMIUM The issue of advocate’s immunity, also called attorney immunity, has sparked debate after the Corruption Eradication Commission recently named a lawyer a suspect and arrested him for obstructing justice. The lawyer, Fredrich Yunardi, is accused of collaborating with a Permata hospital doctor in manipulating the medical record of his client, former House of Representatives speaker Setya No...

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