Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Thursday 24 September

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Law profession can’t handle talented women, says Baroness Hale [The Independent]

Sumption encapsulates the law’s sexism: only quotas can challenge male privilege [The Guardian]

Happy Birthday ruled out of copyright [BBC News]

US surveillance makes ‘Safe Harbour’ data treaty with EU invalid, European court adviser says [The Telegraph]

EU migrant quota plan faces legal challenge [Sky News]

Alison Saunders: Sexual consent is simple. We should all be clear what constitutes rape [The Guardian]

“Justice for Wales” call by lawyers for separate legal system [BBC News]

Gao Zhisheng: Chinese lawyer describes “torture” [BBC News]

Lindt wins gummy bear court battle [DW]

Compliance/regulatory risk paralegal sought by Norton Rose Fulbright [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“I heard a vac schemer crapped himself in the pool and still got offered a TC. True story.” [Legal Cheek Comments]