Helena Kennedy, Baroness Kennedy of the Shaws

Helena Kennedy, Baroness Kennedy of the Shaws

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Helena Ann Kennedy, Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws QC, FRSA, (born 12 May 1950)is a British barrister, broadcaster, and Labour member of the House of Lords. She is a former chair of the Human Genetics Commission, which advises the UK government on ethical, social, and legal issues arising from developments in genetic science.Kennedy was born in Glasgow. She has three sisters. Her family members were staunch Labour activists, and committed Roman Catholics. Her father, Joshua, a printer with the Daily Record, was a trades union official. She attended Holyrood R.C. Secondary School in Glasgow, where she was appointed Head Girl. Kennedy still attends Mass and says her Catholicism "remains very much part of who I am," even though she eschews its more traditional values. She studied law at London's Council of Legal Education, London.show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136556421
  • 9786136556420