Judith Bourne is an academic at St. Mary’s University, Twickenham and Co-Director of the Centre for Law and Culture. She founded and chairs the ‘First Women Lawyers in Great Britain and the Empire Symposia’. With a doctorate from King’s College, London, Judith formerly practised as a barrister. Her research focuses on Feminist Perspectives on Law, Land Law and Equity and Trusts Law. Judith is the co-author of a textbook on “Women and Law” and is shortly to publish books on “Helena Normanton and the Opening of the Bar to Women” (Waterside Press) and “Gender and Law” (Routledge). Judith recently ran a student-led prison teaching module pilot and is an advocate for prisoner higher education.