Morning round-up: Thursday 4 February

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Julian Assange “will surrender” if UN rules against him [BBC News]

Lesbian wins court battle with ex-girlfriend over seven-year-old IVF daughter who was taken to Pakistan by her biological mother [Mail Online]

Were gay row bakers’ human rights breached? “Incompatibility” between laws sees appeal halted following intervention from Northern Ireland’s Attorney General [Mail Online]

UK courtrooms do not reflect diversity of communities they serve, judge says [The Independent]

Worth a shot [Twitter]

Brexit: Cameron promises sovereignty law to woo Johnson [Financial Times]

Lawyer criticises broadsheet newspapers for “incompetent” reporting [The Guardian]

Bill Cosby: US judge allows sex assault case against actor [BBC News]

Sports Direct halts High Court legal action with Rangers [Eurosport]

“Absolutely no sympathy for these whingers — you knew what you signed up for”. [Legal Cheek Comments]