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Lady Hale: “I try not to be too sure that I am right”

The Supreme Court President talks sovereignty, sexism and the best present she's ever received

By Brenda Hale   December 2019

Lady Hale, illustrated by Nick Taylor

What is the first news event you can recall?

The death of King George VI in 1952. We were living in the boarding house of the school where my father was headmaster and the cook came into the nursery I shared with my younger sister crying at the news. He had so endeared himself to the people during the war, which was still fresh in the memory of many.

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