Canadian Prime Minister Seeks to Reconfigure Supreme Court Appointment Process to Improve Diversity: See Article by Justin Trudeau
Her Majesty’s Court and Tribunal Services 2016 Judicial Diversity Stats
Liz Truss takes oath to uphold the rule of law as first female Lord Chancellor
In a positive effort to increase representation of women and persons from ethnic minority backgrounds, Diversity Committee launches new programme.
Kate Malleson makes the argument for gender quotas for appointments to the Supreme Court on the UKSC blog.
As Alison Russell, QC, becomes the first high court judge to be formally addressed as Ms Justice, Erika Rackley comments in the Guardian that it reminds us of the legal system’s diversity deficit.
Graham Gee and Kate Malleson’s article on the UK Constitutional Law Association (UKCLA) blog.
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
Lady Hale has been appointed Deputy President of the UK Supreme Court. She is the first woman to hold this position. Lady Hale was the first and so far only woman to be appointed to the UK Supreme Court (then the House of Lords). The EJI warmly congratulates Lady Hale on her appointment, and hopes … Read more
Dame Linda Dobbs, the first and so far only BME to be appointed to the senior judiciary, has retired from the High Court. She was appointed to the High Court in 2004 and was the Senior Liaison Judge for Diversity and was involved in many initiatives to raise awareness about the judiciary and to encourage … Read more