EJI’s Kate Malleson and Rosemary Hunter respond to latest JAC diversity figures

Professors Kate Malleson and Rosemary Hunter have written to the Law Society Gazette about the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) announcement in December that in a recent judicial appointments round ‘women were recommended for more posts than men for the first time’. They argue that full picture of women’s progress in judicial appointments is much less … Read more

Improving Judicial Diversity: Could Do Better

Only Azerbaijan and Armenia, employ fewer female professional judges than in England and Wales according to a report on ‘European judicial systems’ published by the Council of Europe in September 2012. This is in marked contrast to what the report describes as a gradual ‘feminisation of the judiciary resulting in near gender equality’ across Europe. … Read more