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Professor Kate Malleson featured in Law Society Gazette 'Women judges: inconvenient truth'


Professor Kate Malleson from Queen Mary University of London and Professor Rosemary Hunter from the University of Kent explain the “full picture” of women’s progress in judicial appointments in The Law Society Gazette. While the Judicial Appointments Commission has announced that “women were recommended for more posts than men for the first time”, the academics note that “this claim relates primarily to a series of non-legal tribunal appointments”. They add: “In the appointment exercises for legally qualified posts, the proportions of women recommended for appointment were lower than their respective proportions in the applicant pool.”

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