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Lady Hale to publish memoirs next year

Lady Hale's memoirs are to be published next year and will detail how “a little girl from a little school in a little village in North Yorkshire became the most senior judge in the United Kingdom”.

Published 24 April 2020

Lady Hale named patron of The Next 100 Years

Lady Hale, former president of the Supreme Court, has been named as the patron of The Next 100 Years, a project dedicated to achieving equality for women in law.

Published 2 April 2020

Lady Hale lists her Desert Island Judgments

Lady Hale has listed her 'Desert Island Judgments' in an interview with The Guardian.

Published 13 January 2020

Lady Hale to guest edit BBC Radio 4’s Today programme

Supreme Court President Lady Hale will guest edit a special episode of BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Friday 27 December, from 6-9am.

Published 24 December 2019

Supreme Court’s first artwork featuring women in law unveiled to celebrate centenary

The first Supreme Court artwork featuring women from the legal profession has been unveiled, commemorating the centenary of the 1919 Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act, which paved the way for women to practise law.

Published 17 December 2019

Lady Hale calls for wider measure of judicial potential to put more women on the bench

Ways of assessing judicial potential that do not rely on experience of advocacy in the higher courts are necessary if more women are to join the bench, Lady Hale has said.

Published 10 December 2019

Aberdeen Law Project recognised by Supreme Court President

The Aberdeen Law Project (ALP) has received a letter from the President of the Supreme Court on the occasion of its tenth anniversary.

Published 10 September 2019

Lady Hale reflects on heritage of the Supreme Court

Lady Hale reflected recently on attempts in the nineteenth century to establish an Imperial Court of Appeal, opposed by both Scotland and Ireland.

Published 10 April 2019

Lady Hale calls for women to make up ‘at least half of judges’

At least half of the UK's judges should be women, the President of the UK Supreme Court, Lady Hale, has said.

Published 25 March 2019

Lady Hale calls for new judicial retirement age of 74

The judicial retirement age should be raised to 74, the President of the Supreme Court has said.

Published 21 March 2019

Lady Hale to deliver lecture on role of Supreme Court in Edinburgh next month

The President of the Supreme Court is to deliver a lecture in Edinburgh next month on the court's role as it celebrates its tenth anniversary this year.

Published 6 February 2019

Lady Hale: Law struggles to see children as ‘real people’

The law "still has trouble seeing children as real people", the president of the Supreme Court, Lady Hale, has said.

Published 28 January 2019

Lady Hale: Law has become fairer to women, but battle is not over

The law has become fairer to women in the past three and a half decades, but "no-one can claim that the battle is over", the president of the UK Supreme Court has said.

Published 18 January 2019

Lady Hale criticises UK government’s austerity policies

President of the Supreme Court Lady Hale has said in a rare political comment that austerity has made life more difficult for the poor.

Published 10 January 2019