UK: “Unfairly judged: gay lawyers say judiciary still plagued by homophobia”

Alex Aldridge at Guardian.co.uk: According to recent research by the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender legal group Interlaw, 70% of LGBT lawyers believe there is prejudice within the selection process for judicial office. The judicial appointments committee (JAC) – the body founded in 2006 to enhance judicial accountability – is keen to remedy this . . .