Crusading women prosecutors blaze trail of justice in post-Soviet Romania, taking on old guard

April 20, 2015 6:59 AM

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Crusading women prosecutors blaze trail of justice in post-Soviet Romania, taking on old guard

In a picture taken on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 Laura Codruta Kovesi the chief prosecutor of Romania's anti-corruption authority, the DNA, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in Bucharest, Romania. Under communism, the justice system was a man’s domain; in the 1990s, with the advent of democracy and capitalism in Romania, men left poorly paying state prosecutor and magistrate jobs and the result is that 60 percent of Romania’s prosecutors and judges today are women.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda) (The Associated Press)

In a picture taken on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 Prosecutor Denisa Cristodor, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in Bucharest, Romania. Under communism, the justice system was a man’s domain; in the 1990s, with the advent of democracy and capitalism in Romania, men left poorly paying st...

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