The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC), a regional human rights organization in Asia and the Indonesian Court Monitoring Society/MaPPI-FHUI, a civil society organization based in Indonesia, wishes to inform you about a journal (essay) concerning Justice Efficiency Improvement Through Special Line Mechanism in the Draft of Indonesian Criminal Procedure Law (RUU KUHAP), written by Mr. Choky R. Ramadhan, Former Coordinator of Indonesian Justice Monitoring Community, Faculty of Law UI (MaPPI FHUI), currently he is a lecturer and researcher concerning law reform and anti-corruption issues.
The journal paper can be accessed here
Simple, fast and low cost principle is the most fundamental principle of justice for the implementation and administration that leads to effective and efficient principles. Drafting Team of the Draft of Indonesian Criminal Procedure Law (RUU KUHAP) has offered some procedures that aim to streamline and expedite the judicial procedure, including the special line mechanism for the defendant who pleads guilty.
Special line in the RUU KUHAP is inspired by plea bargaining in criminal justice system of the United States, which is considered would make judicial procedure becomes more efficient. This paper will discuss the special line in RUU KUHAP as a new mechanism offered. The paper will firstly present the reasons of the importance of case handling efficiency, by outlining the cases burden in our criminal justice system as well as the law enforcement apparatus ability in settle it. Furthermore, the journal discusses the comparison between plea bargaining and special line, and finally recommendation on special line mechanism improvement in RUU KUHAP.
This journal also published in the Indonesian Journal of Judiciary Teropong which published by the Indonesian Court Monitoring Society/MaPPI-FHUI.