Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 6 October

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


UK’s prisoner voting ban likely to be ruled illegal by EU court [The Guardian]

Ched Evans rape conviction referred to court of appeal [The Guardian]

Amal Clooney wins the day as UN rules former Maldives president was unlawfully jailed [The Independent]

Boris Johnson: Uber is breaking the law [The Memo]

Judge slammed after babysitter who sexually-abused “sex-mad” boy, 11, is spared jail [The Mirror]

The Legal Cheek Firms Most List 2016 is released [Legal Cheek]

Important difference [Twitter]

Judges rule UK immigration laws can be bypassed by Britons adopting foreign kids [The Express]

Oscar Pistorius to remain in jail after parole board declines to make a decision on whether he should be freed early for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp [Mail Online]

“Getting a TC in a mid size is still massively competitive and shows success well above the majority of law grads.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

King & Wood Mallesons open days in November and December [Legal Cheek Hub]