21 Dec 2018

Series 2, Episode 10: Helena Kennedy QC

Baroness Helena Kennedy is one of Britain’s foremost human rights lawyers and a Labour peer. She’s played a key role in many prominent inquiries including the Brighton Bombing trial, the bombing of the Israeli Embassy and fought the world’s first case about transgender rights at the European Court of Justice. Her latest book is ‘Eve Was Shamed: How British Justice is Failing Women’, a follow-up to the seminal ‘Eve Was Framed’. She talks to Krishnan about how the justice system needs to change and how her working class Glaswegian roots have shaped her.

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