Asian Law in Translation: Translator's Note on the Indonesian Corruption Court Law

Butt, Simon
September 2009
Australian Journal of Asian Law (Federation Press Pty Limited);Sep2009, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p302
Academic Journal
The article discusses the creation of a new Corruption Court Law in Indonesia, as well as the role of the Anti-Corruption Commission or Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi (KPK). KPK was created to investigate and prosecute corruption in the government and the cases it prosecutes are heard by the Corruption Court. The success of KPK has led its target to challenge the constitutionality of laws it uses to prosecute and convict people.


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