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Professor Kate Malleson has penned a blog on 'The problem of judicial diversity'

The blog was written for the Judicial Power Project, which focuses on the proper scope of the judicial power within the constitution.

Lady Justice from behind holding a set of scales

In the blog she states: "The empirical evidence is now clear, both from the UK and from judiciaries around the world, that reforms to the structure or processes of the courts or the judicial appointments process have very little effect on judicial diversity. The only structural change which makes a significant difference to the composition of courts is the introduction of quotas..." Read the full blog post on the Judicial Power Project website.

Kate Malleson is Professor of Law at Queen Mary University of London. 



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