Morning round-up: Friday 18 July

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By Legal Cheek on

The morning’s top legal news stories and social media posts.

newspapers3Will ‘hot Nick’ Wilkinson follow Amal Alamuddin on the glory trail? [Evening Standard]

Human rights lawyer Lord Joffe likens the battle for an assisted dying law to the abolition of slavery [The Independent]

The Tory human rights “car crash” [UK Human Rights Blog]

Tories outline strike law manifesto pledge [BBC News]

Law graduate (and Wales Rugby star) Alun Wyn Jones to get honorary degree [ITV News]

How’s the law degree going? [Facebook]

Bosses must treat “severely” fat workers as disabled says EU’s legal adviser [The Telegraph]

French judge orders food blogger to pay €2500 for writing negative review [The Independent]

The life of a freelancing lawyer [The Global Legal Post]

Disabled law student is Sportswoman of the Year [University of Manchester]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Love Niteowl” [Legal Cheek Comments]