30 May 2014
Kate Malleson, Professor of Law at Queen Mary University of London, makes the argument for gender quotas for appointments to the Supreme Court on the UK Supreme Court (UKSC) blog:
"Last month the shadow Lord Chancellor, Sadiq Khan, appointed Geoffrey Bindman QC and Karon Monaghan QC to undertake a review of the problem of how to improve diversity in the composition of the judiciary. The Guardian reported that their brief was wide and that ‘nothing is off the table’, including the ‘nuclear option’ of quotas. This development represents a significant shift in the political discourse around judicial diversity..."