Four of the papers from the LEAD Diversity and Legal Reasoning workshop have now been published in feminists@law
The JUSTICE Working Party on judicial diversity, which included LEAD member Professor Rosemary Hunter, published its report 'Increasing judicial diversity': The report gave practical recommendations, exploring the structural barriers faced by women, people from visible ethnic minorities and those from less advantaged socio-economic backgrounds in reaching the bench. It also explained why diversity is a vital constitutional issue, calls for systemic changes to increase accountability and improve recruitment processes, and proposes more inclusive routes to the senior bench.
- 29 June
LEAD and Equality and Diversity Forum Research Network held a joint seminar on Fair Treatment at Work, including presentations from ACAS, Employers Network on Equality and Inclusion and Stonewall. Video and written report of the event is available here.
- 20 June
- Professor Lizzie Barmes gave a presentation on ‘The Qualitative Analysis of Judgments’ to the Cardiff Law School workshop on Gender Rules: Research Methods in Law. Watch the podcast here.
- 28 March
Professor Lizzie Barmes writes QMUL blog post on 'The challenges of working life in an era of individual of legal rights'
- 21 March
New Undergraduate module on Equality and the Law
- 16 March
Professor Lizzie Barmes speaks in the Fairness at Work Research Centre seminar series
- 16 March
Professor Kate Malleson contributes to a panel session for the LSE commission on gender inequality's report on confronting gender inequality
- 16 November
Professor Rosemary Hunter, Professor Kate Malleson and Professor Lizzie Barmes pens letter for The Law Society Gazette on Legal diversity’s retreating horizon.
- 7 October
Professor Kate Malleson - "Gender inequality damages the judicial system"
- 23 July
'If judges and QCs are in the Garrick it sends out the wrong message' Professor Kate Malleson in The Times
- 5 June
Individualised approach to merit will not deliver equality in public and working life - If we want more diversity in our courts, boardrooms, and parliaments, then our individualised approach to merit may “now require quite a serious rethink”, according to Baroness Brenda Hale of Richmond. She was speaking at the launch of the QMUL Centre for Research on Law, Equality and Diversity, at which the discussion topic was ‘positive action in public and working life’.