Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 23 June

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


Michael Gove: “Creaking”, two-tier justice system is failing crime victims [The Telegraph]

Social media happy that Gove has put justice policy on the front pages [Twitter]

Amal Clooney launches Supreme Court appeal on behalf of Chagos islanders [The Telegraph]

GCHQ spied on human rights organisations, court confirms [Wired]

Legal profession needs more women in senior positions, says Addleshaw Goddard head [Yorkshire Post]

German authorities have released al-Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour after three days in detention, despite a request by the Egyptian authorities for his extradition [The Telegraph]

Pitcairn Island, a tiny speck in the Pacific that is home to just 48 people, has passed a law allowing same-sex marriage, but has no gay couples wanting to wed [The Guardian]

Indonesia executions: Frenchman Serge Atlaoui faces death by firing squad after court rejects final appeal against sentence for drugs trafficking [The Independent]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Private client paralegal at a well-known Plymouth based firm [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“I think we need a legal NHS.” [Legal Cheek Comments]