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Hale: Let opposition politicians help select top judges

Politicians from both opposition and government should be involved in appointing the most senior judges, Lady Hale has proposed. She also suggested that, to improve judicial diversity, “traditional assumptions” about which type of lawyers get which sort of judicial job needed to be cast aside.

August 23rd, 2017 | No Comments »

Judiciary launches its own initiative to improve diversity of High Court judges

The Judicial Office has launched a pilot programme to improve the diversity of the High Court bench and encourage more applications from senior lawyers and legal academics. Places will be limited to women and those from BAME or “less advantaged social or educational” backgrounds

April 9th, 2015 | No Comments »