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Our New Lord Chief Justice: A Barrister’s Perspective

- Emma Dixon In November 2011, one of the country’s most senior judges, Lady Justice Hallett, voiced her support for the use of the ‘tie-breaker’ provisions in the Equality Act … Continue reading

July 19, 2013

The Day the Judiciary Didn’t Change

The news – although not yet officially announced – that Sir John Thomas is to succeed Lord Judge as lord chief justice of England and Wales shows how fallible some … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

Banknotes Campaign Meets the Bank of England – Statement

Yesterday, the 9th of July, I met the Bank to discuss our campaign, how we might remedy the current issue of Churchill / Fry, and how we might ensure that … Continue reading

July 10, 2013

Taking the Fight to the Bank: Join us on Friday!

What a couple of weeks it’s been! We not only reached, but have actually passed our fundraising target of £13,000, which means we are now in a position to take … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · 3 Comments

Don’t Read the Comments? Why The Hell Shouldn’t I?

As I completed my victory lap* around the internet this morning, I did something I have trained myself not to do, after too many disheartening and even disturbing experiences. Yes … Continue reading

May 24, 2013 · 14 Comments

Let Me Explain Mervyn: change.org/banknotes

- Caroline Criado-Perez On this auspicious day in 2013, Mervyn King, our esteemed Governor of that august institution, the Bank of England, graced the airwaves via the Murnaghan Show on … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · 12 Comments

BBC Sexism Strikes Back

- Caroline Criado-Perez Women getting fired from their jobs because they sprouted their first crow’s foot. Men – and only men – talking about women’s bodies. Men holding nearly twice as … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · 6 Comments
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