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Dual Languages, Legal Systems Make Seeking Justice Difficult in Cameroon

Lawyers in Cameroon are complaining that justice is being hampered because of the language barrier, when French-speaking attorneys litigate court cases in the English-speaking part of the country and English-speaking lawyers argue cases in courts in the French-speaking part of the country.  English and French are official languages in Cameroon; but, the English-speaking part of the country based on the common law system, which is not taught to French-speaking lawyers, and the...

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