Morning round-up: Thursday 15 October

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Jeremy Corbyn threatens to use Buckingham Palace banquet to raise human rights issues with China [The Independent]

Devolution of abortion laws in Scotland prompts Labour warning [The Guardian]

Supreme Court ruling in favour of ex-wives renegotiating divorce settlement may “open floodgates” [The Independent]

Meet the lawyer defending your right to sext [Vice]

Murderer of Glasgow teenager had human rights breached, judges rule [The Guardian]

No animals were harmed in the making of this tweet… [Twitter]

Corbyn won the battle on Saudi jails. Now it’s time to defend British justice [The Guardian]

Iran’s Guardian Council passes nuclear bill into law [Reuters]

French court sets EU precedent by recognising ‘gender neutral’ person [The Telegraph]

New York cabbie uses obscure legal loophole to secure a free Manhattan apartment (and he can stay there for life) [Mail Online]

21 tips for surviving law school, as told by law students [LexisNexis Future of Law Blog]

Applications are open for Hogan Lovells winter vacation scheme [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Doubt that they’ll now do the decent thing and finally get round to paying me…” [Legal Cheek Comments]