8 Oct 2021

What is the responsibility of the government to uphold the rule of law? – Lady Hale

Lady Brenda Hale is a British judge, who was the first female president of the Supreme Court from 2017 to 2020.

Her new book, ‘Spider Woman’, which refers to the famous spider broach she wore when reading the judgement that ruled Boris Johnson’s prorogation of parliament unlawful, tells the story of her accomplished life.

Lady Hale speaks to Krishnan about that famous judicial moment, the challenges she has faced in her career and the need to widen access to justice.


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