Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Thursday 24 March

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Refugee crisis: human rights chief hits out at Cameron and May [The Guardian]

Germanwings crash: UK victims’ families in flight school legal action bid [BBC News]

Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley in High Court fight over pub conversation [Mail Online]

Suzanne Evans fails in legal challenge to UKIP suspension [BBC News]

Pregnant Australian law student, 23, jailed for 10 months after stirring up racial hatred to increase advertising revenue on her website ‘The Real Singapore’ [Mail Online]

Law student spent three weeks in a coma and woke up paralysed after mistaking deadly meningitis for freshers’ flu [Mail Online]

John Cleese hints at legal action over ‘shameless’ Fawlty Towers theatre rip-off [Evening Standard]

Solicitor blocked in as mothers did 3-point turn on the school run grabbed hold of one and dragged her alongside his car for 30ft outside £10,000-a-year private school [Mail Online]

Brussels terror attack: Second victim named as law student, 20, who died in metro station bombing [The Mirror]

French appeals court refuses to recognise third gender [The Guardian]

Seeking London-based US-qualified lawyers [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I’m surprised his brother thought it appropriate to represent him.” [Legal Cheek Comments]