Morning round-up: Monday 13 June

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


In wake of Orlando shooting, Obama and others call for stricter gun laws [Wall Street Journal]

Boris Johnson: To many fair-minded people it now seems obvious that the UK should leave the European Union [The Telegraph]

‘Revenge porn’ threats could be made a crime in England and Wales [The Observer]

Judge lets a young asylum seeker’s family into the UK — opening the way for thousands more in a legal precedent [Mail Online]

Investigatory Powers Bill: Theresa May’s surveillance plans should worry us all [The Guardian]

Amal Clooney to represent Yazidi women kept as sex slaves by Isis [The Independent]

Andy Burnham is to urge MPs to back a “Hillsborough Law”, which would ensure legal funding for bereaved families at inquests where police are involved [BBC News]

Outrage as human rights laws used to block compensation to terror victims of IRA attacks funded by Gaddafi [The Telegraph]

Gawker’s general counsel takes on a leadership role [New York Times]

Applications are open for training contracts at Clyde & Co [Legal Cheek Hub]

“”I have worked in a West End law firm, a national, a magic circle and US — and they worked me the same in every firm. You simply get paid more as the clients get charged more.” [Legal Cheek comments]