Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Friday 8 April

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Lord Chief Justice intervenes in case of judge suing MoJ for race discrimination [The Guardian]

Law firm in Iraq death case misled court, judge rules [The Guardian]

Celebrity’s injunction over extra-marital threesome could be challenged as he is named in US [The Telegraph]

Martin Porter QC: Drivers who kill should not be allowed to choose trial by jury [The Guardian]

Sir Michael Tugendhat: A judge’s sentence is not for entertainment [The Telegraph]

EU lawyer sides against Playboy in hyperlinks case [BBC News]

“I only have myself to blame” — barrister Henry Hendron recalls the night his boyfriend died from an overdose [Gay Times]

Why are Northern Ireland’s abortion laws different to the rest of the UK? [BBC News Magazine]

Kesha’s legal paradox [The Atlantic]

Herbert Smith Freehills seeks law student campus managers [Legal Cheek Hub]

“There goes my hopes of [ASSoL] university merging with the Dickson Poon School of law” [Legal Cheek Comments]