Robert Alderson Wright, Baron Wright, GCMG, PC (15 October 1869 – 27 June 1964) was a British judge.
On 11 April 1932, he was appointed Lord of Appeal in Ordinary and was created additionally a life peer with the title Baron Wright, of Durley in the County of Wiltshire, however resgined as Lord of Appeal already in 1935. Wright became instead Master of the Rolls, a post he held until 1937, when he was made Lord of Appeal in Ordinary again. He retired in 1947.
Rex v Wallace 23 Cr App R 32, A famous murder case, the verdict being overturned on appeal.
Wilsons and Clyde Coal Company v English (1937) give due regard to the actual conditions under which men work in a factory or mine, at the long hours and the fatigue, to the slackening of attention which naturally comes from constant repetition of the same operation, to the noise and confusion in which the man works, to his preoccupation in what he is actually doing at the cost perhaps of some inattention to his own safety.