Appointment of Reed and Carnwath judicious – even though both are male – The Guardian

Posted December 21st, 2011 in judges, judiciary, news, Supreme Court by tracey

“The promotion of Lord Justice Carnwath and Lord Reed to the supreme court is to be warmly welcomed, even though neither of them is a woman. The court will need a chancery specialist when Lord Walker retires. Sir Robert Carnwath served as a judge of the high court chancery division for eight years, the last three as chairman of the Law Commission. Though 66, he can remain a justice of the supreme court until he is 75.”

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The Guardian, 20th December 2011