Erika Rackley

Erika Rackley is a Professor in the Law School of Birmingham University. She has undertaken pioneering research on judicial diversity, the nature of judging and gender equality in the legal profession. Her book, Women, Judging and the Judiciary: From Difference to Diversity, won the Society of Legal Scholars Birks Prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship in 2013. She is involved in a number of collaborations with other scholars as a member of the executive committee of the Equal Justices Initiative, as co-organiser of the ground-breaking Feminist Judgments Project and, more recently, through her co-leadership with Rosemary Auchmuty of the Women’s Legal Landmarks project.