Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 16 February

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

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Can technology bring lawyers into the 21st Century? [BBC News]

Denmark’s controversial new law forcing migrants to hand over cash and jewellery didn’t raise a single penny in its first week [Mail Online]

Qatari billionaire cannot be sued over torture claim, London court rules [The Guardian]

David Cameron’s EU deal is — in legal terms — not worth the paper it’s printed on [City AM]

Abortion law madness: What’s really going on Northern Ireland? [The Telegraph]

Dwindling UK sovereignty may push attorney general to back Brexit [RT]

Antonin Scalia: Conspiracy theories swirl as officials say Supreme Court Justice died of “natural causes” [The Independent]

Are cats allowed in court? [UK Criminal Law Blog]

French lawyer ordered to remove bra at prison gate [The Local]

Applications now being accepted for Norton Rose Fulbright’s First Step Programme [Legal Cheek Hub]

“This idea that these firms ought to become life long mentors is absurd. These kids have had a taster of life inside a law firm, and that’s the whole point. Now they can use what they’ve seen to inform and guide their own career choices.” [Legal Cheek Comments]