Our equality laws are fragile – Dame Laura Cox QC

Former Justice of the High Court, Dame Laura Cox DBE opened the Public Law Project’s inaugural Discrimination Law conference this week by sharing her view on why our equality laws are still fragile nearly ten years on from the 2010 Equality Act.

Dame Laura’s wide-ranging address explored: the link between public law and equality; how a constitutional equality guarantee could support the coherent development of common law; and why there should be a duty on every serving judge to know something about structural inequality and disadvantage.

Read the full speech here.