Morning round-up: Tuesday 31 January

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

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Donald Trump fires acting Attorney General for defying executive order banning refugees [The Independent]

Legal battle set to intensify over Trump immigration ban [Financial Times]

Is Trump’s immigration order legal? [BBC News]

QC claimed he was so good he could ‘get Stevie Wonder a driving licence’, misconduct panel hears [The Telegraph]

Term-time holiday case to be heard in Supreme Court [BBC News]

Iraq human rights lawyer accused of hounding British troops ‘thought he was above the rules’ [The Telegraph]

Turning the law against the people [The Spiked]

Trump should not have been invited to meet the Queen but it’s too late to cancel the visit now [Barrister Blogger]

Transgender woman denied contact with her ultra-Orthodox Jewish children [The Guardian]

Apply to attend — Commercial Awareness Question Time: Northern Powerhouse Special [Legal Cheek Hub]

“It is impressive that this process has been completed within 2 months, especially given the delays in the administration process and where Christmas was right in the middle of it all.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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