Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 25 May

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

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Fracking protest groups consider legal action [BBC News]

Woman challenges decision to stop her using dead daughter’s eggs to have child [Belfast Telegraph]

UK refugee status granted to ex-Maldives president and Amal Clooney client Mohamed Nasheed [International Business Times]

No need to cancel the “hot date” says judge [Twitter]

Draconian extreme pornography laws should be whipped into shape [City A.M.]

PayPal billionaire co-founder Peter Thiel ‘bankrolled’ Hulk Hogan’s legal battle against Gawker, report claims [Mail Online]

Myanmar court convicts man over penis tattoo poem [The Guardian]

Applications are open for mini-pupillage positions at 2 Temple Gardens [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Clearly the answer is to end this unfantile identity politics. Anyone who prefaces a remark with “as a” anything should be met with equal derision and scorn. Ideas and arguments stand or fall on their own merits. Feelings are for children.” [Legal Cheek comments]