Monday, 24 July 2017

UK govt appoints Brenda Marjorie Hale as first female President of SC

The UK government appointed Brenda Marjorie Hale as the first female President of the Supreme Court, the senior-most judge of the country. Hale, 72, will take charge as the head of Britain’s top judging panel in September following the retirement of current President, Lord Neuberger.

She has served as Neuberger’s deputy since 2013. Three new justices have also been appointed to the Supreme Court – Lady Justice Black, Lord Justice Lloyd Jones and Lord Justice Brigg – who will take up the role when Lady Hale is sworn in officially as President on 2nd October.

Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • The Capital of UK is London.
  • The Prime minister of UK is Theresa May.
Source- The Indian Express

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