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I was a magistrate who had to retire on turning 70, and it is entirely right that I had to do so. A recruitment crisis may justify temporarily lifting this ban; but the principle that the bench should as nearly as possible reflect society at large is important. Defendants may have made unwise choices, but they should all feel that those judging them do understand their circumstances in life. Having an...

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