Lady Hale stresses the need for greater diversity in the Supreme Court

In an interview for the Supreme Court Blog, Lady Hale, referring to herself as ‘Ms Diversity’ ,comments that she is ‘quite embarrassed to be the only Justice to tick a lot of the diversity boxes’. She argues that: ‘The most obvious barrier to the progression of women in the judiciary is that high judicial office has been reserved to those with successful careers as barristers…. The barrier is very much still within the legal profession itself.’ Read the full interview on ukscblog.com

RT @k21fem: UKSC today: 13 barristers for the parties in the 2 cases. All men. supremecourt.uk/brexit/written…