Bruce Houlder, QC, the top criminal silk taking on the Armed Forces – The Times

Posted January 8th, 2009 in armed forces, barristers, news by sally

“When appointed the first civilian in charge of military prosecutions, Bruce Houlder, QC, faced accusations that he would ‘let our boys hang out to dry’. Others said that he had been put in post to ‘whitewash the crimes of the military’. Houlder, who took over on January 1 as the independent Director of Service Prosecutions for all three Armed Forces, is determined to prove that he can steer a middle course.”

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The Times, 8th January 2009