Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 23 February

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Joshua Rozenberg: Does the EU impact on UK sovereignty? [BBC News]

EU referendum: Out vote “would risk jobs”, say bosses [BBC News]

What is Parliamentary sovereignty, anyway? [Head of Legal]

Julian Assange’s lawyers launch legal bid due to “new circumstances” arising [Evening Standard]

Department for Business “failing to uphold human rights commitments” [The Guardian]

Ambitious defence of the week [Twitter]

Lutfur Rahman could be banned from working as a solicitor [The Wharf]

Newlywed stabbed solicitor husband to death when he lost his job, court hears [The Telegraph]

Taylor Swift donates $250,000 (£177,000) to financially support Kesha after court rules against her [Metro]

Making a Murderer: Steven Avery’s lawyer believes it is ‘fairly obvious’ who killed Teresa Halbach [The Independent]

“Of course it will be. Even if the UK leaves the EU, it will be bound (to some extent) by EU law. Non-Member States, such as Norway and Switzerland are bound by EU law, albeit they don’t have a vote.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

The deadline for Burges Salmon’s first year insight day is 29 February [Legal Cheek Hub]