Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 9 December

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


“Ban Donald Trump”: UK demands grow to use anti-extremism laws to keep out US presidential hopeful [The Independent]

Rules on whether transgender prisoners go to male or female jails to be reviewed [The Guardian]

Religious studies GCSE case could go to Court of Appeal [BBC News]

Michael Gove’s greatest success so far — not being Chris Grayling [The Spectator]

Supreme Court fight over lesbian couple’s daughter is “first case of its kind” [Yahoo! News]

Gove asks magistrates to reconsider courts charge resignations [Law Society Gazette]

David Miranda in fresh challenge over Heathrow detention [The Guardian]

There are now thousands of human rights violations linked to the 2016 Rio Olympics [Esquire]

Government plans to relax laws against building on green belt land [The Independent]

Get ready for an interplanetary gold rush: US Space mining laws set to spark explosion in extraterrestrial extractions [Mail Online]

Applications currently being accepted for Shearman & Sterling’s first year head start programme [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Since when has the BPTC ever been value for money? The BPTC is expensive (shock horror) but people are even more stupid for paying the money over in the first place.” [Legal Cheek Comments]