Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Monday 9 November

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Michael Gove to tell judges they can ignore European Court of Human Rights rulings [The Independent]

British Bill of Rights leak: What we know so far [The Human Rights Essay]

No appetite for scrapping Human Rights Act, says Amnesty [The Guardian]

Human Rights Act cited in increasing number of UK legal cases [Financial Times]

One of the most controversial claims of rendition involving the UK comes before the Supreme Court [BBC News]

Why it’s important to ignore “international law” [The Spectator]

Bayern Munich’s Franck Ribery sues CNN for £1m after they tweet his pic [Daily Star]

Indians sue Queen for return of £100m jewel in the crown: Bollywood stars and businessmen launch legal battle over 105-carat diamond which they say was stolen from their country [Mail Online]

Gove admits the UK sentencing framework needs to be more sensitive [Halsbury’s Law Exchange]

Young lawyers can beat experienced litigators (as long as the young lawyers put ego aside) [Above the Law]

There is one week left to apply for the Norton Rose Fulbright winter open day [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I would urge all employers and the Bar to stop considering masters degrees at all.” [Legal Cheek Comments]