Morning round-up: Wednesday 16 March

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


EU referendum could be delayed as British expats launch legal bid over decision to bar them from voting [Mail Online]

Snoopers’ Charter: Government wins vote on Investigatory Powers Bill [The Telegraph]

Charlotte Proudman: British women cannot wait 50 years for justice [The Guardian]

“Tank chasing” law firms received over £4.6m in legal aid [The Sun]

Gangland lawyer shot dead in Australia [BBC News]

Triple killer Joanne Dennehy has been awarded legal aid to fight for compensation over her “degrading” segregation in prison [BBC News]

EU risks defaulting on human rights in Turkey deal [Reuters]

Breivik gives Nazi salute in court return to challenge jail isolation [BBC News]

Back to the courtroom! Julia Roberts, 48, is set to play a lawyer in Train Man… 16 years after winning an Oscar for starring as legal clerk Erin Brockovich [Mail Online]

Apply for Clyde & Co’s Insight work experience scheme [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Let’s not kid ourselves. Whether it’s direct or indirect, institutional or individual, racism is “alive and well” at the Bar. It inevitably filters through to the judiciary.” [Legal Cheek Comments]