Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 29 September

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Laws against “extremism” risk criminalising us all [The Telegraph]

Prisoners’ legal letters opened by prison staff, admits ombudsman [The Guardian]

GCHQ failed to “sway” judges [Guido Fawkes]

Law firms will bear the brunt of Brexit, lawyers warn [The Telegraph]

Scrapping the Human Rights Act will allow the state to decide which citizens should have rights [Left Foot Forward]

Proposed ban on “psychoactive substances” slammed by lawyers [Twitter]

Russian police are apparently investigating Apple for illegally “promoting homosexuality” with their set of LGBT emoji [The Telegraph]

Hilarious Judge Rinder episode featuring row over mankini malfunction during contest [Manchester Evening News]

Lawyer caught taking obscene videos of women with shoe-camera []

Why the legal profession needs people who see the world differently — Legal Cheek live, with Lord Neuberger [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Choosing to have six children is a self-imposed disadvantage.” [Legal Cheek Comments]