Morning round-up: Wednesday 7 October

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Michael Gove fails to mention Human Rights Act in Conservative Party Conference speech [The Independent]

Sainsbury’s uses legal loophole to keep part of new 5p “charity” charge for plastic bags [The Telegraph]

An activist from the United Arab Emirates has won the Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders [BBC News]

Come on Edward, a gavel for a European case? [Twitter]

Top international lawyer: make climate change illegal and silence skeptics forever [Breitbart]

Francis Andrade suicide prompts CPS rape victim support pilot [BBC News]

UK’s discriminatory migrant residence tests are legal — preliminary EU ruling [The Guardian]

Bahar Mustafa: Student officer who tweeted “kill all white men” to malicious communications charges [The Independent]

Why the legal profession needs people who see the world differently — Legal Cheek live, with Lord Neuberger: Students can apply for free tickets [Legal Cheek Hub]

“This has ‘desperation’ written all over it.” [Legal Cheek Comments]