Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 28 October

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Criminal courts charge denied compensation to rape victim, MPs told [The Independent]

Mark Duggan’s family win right to take inquest verdict battle to Court of Appeal [Evening Standard]

Blow for Cameron as Brussels rules that new porn filters are illegal: Fury at EU move to outlaw “opt-in” system that protects children [Mail Online]

The thinly veiled threats of the Saudi Ambassador [Jack of Kent]

Man’s “human rights breached” over PSNI “surveillance” of lawyer conversations [BBC News]

Law students: are you “commercially aware” [The Guardian]

Judge draws parallels between iPhone search request and lethal injection drugs [Apple Insider]

Edinburgh lawyer Michael Karus struck off for embezzling [BBC News]

What does “embracing change” really mean? [Business of Law Blog]

Juror fined for contempt for checking witness connection on Facebook [The Journal]

Chuka Ummuna engaged to Lewis Silkin lawyer girlfriend Alice Sullivan [Evening Standard]

“Brilliant by the firms, but a terrible advert for our government.” [Legal Cheek Comments]