Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Friday 17 July

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


Sky Broadband customers receive legal letter asking for payment over alleged piracy of an obscure Robert Redford film [The Telegraph]

It’s insania, m’Lud! Peter Andre’s lyrics are in the dock [The Guardian]

More than 90 courts to shut under new plan [The Telegraph]

Committing electoral fraud to back Jeremy Corbyn is a bad idea [Barrister Blogger]

How legal aid cuts scupper physical or sexual abuse cases in the family courts [New Statesman]

Move to overturn UK assisted suicide law fails [The Guardian]

European judges agree with British courts and throw out right-to-die case brought by paralysed ex-builder and widow of man who had locked-in syndrome [Mail Online]

Judge criticises News International for failing to pay Sun reporter’s legal costs [The Guardian]

Ireland passes law allowing trans people to choose their legal gender [The Guardian]

Paralegal sought for litigation boutique in central London [Legal Cheek Jobs]

Is Slaughter and May the king of the magic circle? [Legal Cheek Comments]