Morning round-up: Friday 3 June

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


High Court judge bans strike action on Southern and Gatwick trains [Evening Standard]

Humanists threaten further legal action over ‘unlawful’ Religious Studies GCSE syllabus [The Independent]

Facebook, Google and Twitter ‘face growing legal claims in Ireland’ [The Guardian]

Hanged? [Twitter]

Legal Name Fraud: What is ‘the truth’ behind mysterious billboards popping up over UK? [Mirror]

Scottish Parliament votes for total fracking ban [The Independent]

Madonna wins Vogue copyright case in US appeal court [The Guardian]

Trump says judge’s Mexican ancestry is ‘inherent conflict of interest’ because ‘the wall’ [The Slatest]

Praying mantis species named after US Supreme Court Justice [BBC News]

Applications are currently being accepted for training contracts commencing in 2018 at Slaughter and May [Legal Cheek Hub]

“In one interview I poured myself a glass of water but accidentally overfilled it, resulting in some spillage. I quickly quipped ‘Sorry, I always give 110%’. I was offered pupillage on the spot.” [Legal Cheek comments]