Morning round-up

Morning Round-Up: Friday 7 December

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High Court judge accused of jumping red light tries to have case thrown out because it is ‘unfair and oppressive’ [Mail Online]

Eric Pickles and the looming Tory split over the ECHR [The Spectator]

Australian PM (and ex-Slater & Gordon lawyer) Julia Gillard announces the end of the world [YouTube]

‘The Sentencing Council is a useless, expensive quango. We don’t need it: sentencing should be left to judges’ [The Telegraph]

DLA partner suspended for allegedly punching fellow partner [RollOnFriday]

Oxford University law student shines in Twickenham Varsity match [The Telegraph]

Apple v Samsung: Judge revisits patent verdict [BBC News]