Morning round-up: Thursday 22 October

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


British lawyer and his wife found hacked to death in Caribbean home after suspected robbery [The Mirror]

Could crowdfunding replace legal aid? [The Guardian]

Jay Z wins copyright infringement case over “Big Pimpin” sample [Gawker]

Human rights: What is China accused of? [BBC News Magazine]

GCHQ handed new smartphone-hacking legal powers [RT]

Boris Johnson says Uber drivers break the law “in lots of minor ways” [The Telegraph]

Senior UN official castigates World Bank over its approach to human rights [The Guardian]

Disgraced comedian Bill Cosby replaces his high-profile lawyer as he faces battles in courtrooms across the country [Mail Online]

Public has no right “not to be offended” over religious matters [Solicitors Journal]

The law student A to Z [Legal Cheek Careers]

“Who invests in business cards to hand out to recruiters at law fairs?! I’m a trainee and I am still waiting for business cards…” [Legal Cheek Comments]