Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Monday 6 July

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


Theresa May’s legal highs ban is unenforceable, say government advisers [The Guardian]

Hulk Hogan’s sex-tape lawsuit may shut down Gawker [Metro]

The Liverpool lawyer and mum-of-three taking on Justice Secretary Michael Gove [Liverpool Echo]

Pupillage panel guzzles bacon sandwiches [Twitter]

Mystery surrounding Harper Lee’s new novel deepens after reports manuscript was found three years earlier [The Telegraph]

Blasphemy is now legal in Iceland thanks to the Pirate Party [Unilad]

Heather Brooke: Gove is right, our antiquated court system produces two-nation justice [The Guardian]

US judge recognises old school friend in dock [BBC News]

Bespoke training contracts starting 2015 onward [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“It’s a perennial problem that the MOJ is filled with failed barristers who never got pupillage or never got a tenancy…” [Legal Cheek Comments]