Morning round-up: Wednesday 22 June

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Joshua Rozenberg: What are the legal implications if Britain votes leave? [The Guardian]

Robot power strengthens legal services [Financial Times]

New British judge chosen for European court of human rights [The Guardian]

EU law expert Michael Dougan’s video on Brexit risks goes viral [The Irish News]

Phone-tapping ban for lawyers not absolute, rules top court [Ars Technica]

Stockton Council will review relationship with Baker Small law firm [GazetteLive]

How to ban referendums: the Referendum Banning Act 2016 [Jack of Kent blog]

6 things about employment law that could change forever after Brexit [Wales Online]

Taylor Swift joins copyright law plea [BBC News]

Judge Rinder: ‘I wish I could use more Yiddish in the courtroom’ [Jewish News]

Russia rules out Olympic boycott but may take legal action against IAAF [The Guardian]

Training contract applications are now being accepted at Burges Salmon [Legal Cheek Hub]

“The rules of entry to the bar already permit non-graduates to enter the GDL/BPTC on a case-by-case basis. I don’t *quite* see how, given the limited number of barristers in practice that a super exam such as the one proposed can be cost-effective for either the BSB or for entrants taking the exam…” [Legal Cheek comments]