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Lord Advocate Colin Boyd resigns: Angiolini sworn in.

2006 October 23
by Mary Munro


“In safe hands” Daily Record 27.10.06
“Queen of the Crown Office” Herald

Following posted on 16.10.06

“Scotland’s lord advocate sworn in” BBC

Elish Angiolini will be interviewed on Woman’s Hour today Monday 16th at some time between 10 and 10.45am. See Woman’s Hour.

Following posted on 09.10.06

“I’m a Mum first lawyer second” Sunday Mail
“The Finger Of Blame: …what made the lord advocate quit?” Sunday Herald
“A smashing week for glass ceiling” BBC
“Elish’s new job causes a stink in Auld Reekie” Evening Times
“Angiolini wins top legal job and makes history” Evening Times

Following posted on 06.10.06

“Angiolini first non-advocate Lord Advocate” Law Society Journal Online
“Coalman’s daughter named first female chief prosecutor” Evening News
“Angiolini lined up as next Lord Advocate”
“First woman Lord Advocate” Courier
“Coalman’s daughter to number 1 law chief” Daily Record 6.10.06
“‘She hasn’t said she has to be more macho than the old dinosaurs and has gone her way quietly, with no agenda'” Guardian
“Angiolini shatters glass ceiling” Herald
“Scotland’s legal anomaly” Herald
“Brand new job, 6 hours in … and knives are out for Elish” Scotsman
“A conflict of legal interest?” Scotsman
“A woman is top lawyer for first time in 500 years” Times
“The bright spark who lived up to her promise” Times

Following posted on 05.10.06

“Opponents claim top prosecutor quit over miscarriage of justice” Guardian
“Shock as Scots law chief resigns” Daily Record 5.10.06
“Law chief quits but denies McKie case is the reason” Herald
“Mixed reactions to Boyd departure” Herald
“History in the making for Angiolini” Scotsman
“New senior prosecutor to be named” BBC
“Top law officer resigns from post” BBC
“Boyd’s term in pivotal legal role” BBC
“In quotes: Colin Boyd steps down” BBC
“Lord Advocate quits after six years” STV

Press releases

“Lord Advocate to stand down” Scot. Exec.
“Lord Advocate to Stand Down” COPFS
“Nomination for Lord Advocate” Scot. Exec.
“Appointments of Lord Advocate and Solicitor General” COPFS
“New Lord Advocate Should Be Independent” SNP
“Purvis calls for relection on role of Lord Advocate “ Scottish Lib. Dems.

See also

Scottish Parliament Official Bulletin 5.10.06: Law Officers

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