Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Monday 6 October

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

newspapers3SOAS law graduate held in Iran for trying to watch volleyball match goes on hunger strike to mark 100 days since she was jailed [Mail Online]

Domestic violence victims are being forced to face abusers in court ordeal, lawyers warn [The Independent]

Should be chimps be given human rights? New York judge will decide in landmark legal battle [The Mirror]

Does UK copyright law have a sense of humour? [The Telegraph]

The European court of human rights’ judgments that transformed British law [The Guardian]

What to read on the Tory proposals for a “Bill of Rights” [Jack of Kent]

Where Tory human rights plans leave the UK [Twitter]

Frenchman wins legal right to marry his ex-stepmother [The Telegraph]

Top civil rights lawyer accused of raping woman at his Manhattan home after Rev Al Sharpton’s star-studded 60th birthday party [Mail Online]

Former News of the World editor facing jail after pleading guilty to phone hacking scandal [The Mirror]

Journalism and the law [The Economist]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Point taken that the ‘Barrister Hottie’ list contributed to the tabloid frenzy and benefitted from it. However, the question of how she will be perceived professionally is still relevant.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

LPC graduates required for investment banking projects [Legal Cheek Jobs]