Morning round-up: Tuesday 10 May

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Christian bakers appealing conviction for refusing to make Bert and Ernie gay marriage cake say it would have been “sinful” to carry out order [The Sun]

UK drone strikes “could leave all those involved facing murder charges” [The Guardian]

Former head of scandal hit police force defends sacked lawyer [The Telegraph]

Northern Ireland gay blood donation ban goes to UK Supreme Court [Belfast Telegraph]

Britain’s “oldest ever defendant” aged 101 appears in court charged with child sex attacks [The Telegraph]

95% of lawyers predict “rough times” ahead [Business of Law Blog]

Obama administration sues North Carolina over anti-LGBT law [BBC News]

How revenge porn sites rely on legal loopholes and anonymity [The Guardian]

A white South African judge has been strongly condemned for purportedly saying on social media that rape was part of the culture of black men [BBC News]

“Can’t help feeling there are some double standards going on here. I have no doubt an average client would have been sent to prison for this, especially, given someone died as a result of his actions…” [Legal Cheek comments]