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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
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Law Enforcement Efforts Against Contempt Of Court As The Judge’s Shield In Indonesian Justice System

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Wisnu Baroto, Muhadar, Said Karim, Mustafa Bola



Index Terms: Contempt of Court, Human Rights, Legal Protection



Abstract: The contempt of court basically is one of criminal offenses against the administration of justice, which as a whole deals with the criminal justice system. The contempt of court cases that occurred in Indonesia, but the enforcement of the law against the contempt of court is an issue that is never-ending. The provisions of contempt of court are necessary to ensure the position, trust authority and integrity of the court in the judicial process, including all matters relating to the judicial process. Guarantee that once the public interest to take action against any violation as an endorsement of the judicial process, the rights of the public to ensure a fair trial, and protecting privacy. On the other hand, there is also a public interest that can’t be ignored in any democratic society, namely the right to freedom of speech and expression. A manifestation of contempt of court is a speech, writing, pictures or other expressions that can be categorized as a contempt of court. In other words, contempt of court is a restriction of the right to freedom of speech, opinion and expression. How to limit the collision of the purposes of enforcing the provisions of contempt of court with the right to freedom of speech, freedom of opinion and expression. Preparation of deeds category and procedures for enforcement of contempt of court must be specifically and carefully.



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