Prosecuting lawyers could sit in judgment if CPS ban is lifted – The Times

Posted April 7th, 2008 in Crown Prosecution Service, judiciary, news by sally

“Hundreds of state prosecutors could be free to become judges under top-level moves to end a ban on Crown Prosecution Service employees entering the judiciary, The Times has learnt. Baroness Scotland, QC, the Attorney-General, and Sir Ken Mac-donald, QC, the Director of Public Prosecutions, are both strongly in favour of the changes, saying that it would make the judiciary more diverse by widening the pool of women and ethnic minority lawyers who could be judges.”

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The Times, 7th April 2008