THE DEATH of Director of Public Prosecutions Charles Leacock has robbed him of the chance to see one of his “pet projects” come to fruition in September.
Leacock, who was a strong advocate of plea bargaining, died on Saturday, two months before a practice direction from Chief Justice Sir Marston Gibson makes that system a reality.
Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite made the revelation to the DAILY NATION yesterday as he reacted to the death of Leacock, whom he called a long-time friend and legal colleague from 1987.
“I know Charles the man and Charles the father, so it’s very personal for me,” he said of the father of two boys. (HLE)
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