Equal Opportunities: A higher calling
Roger Smith examines the extent to which the Government's proposals for a judicial appointments commission may impact on equal opportunities and the Bench
The appointment of Lady Justice Hale to the House of Lords from January next year may prove a pivotal moment in the history of judicial appointments. Although her career has advanced under the traditional arrangement, she is nonetheless a symbol of the more diverse approach to background that the Government very much hopes its proposed new arrangements will encourage.
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