Morning round-up: Friday 1 July

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Justice secretary Michael Gove launches bid to lead Conservative party [The Guardian]

All the times Michael Gove said he didn’t want to be prime minister []

Council cleared to apply to Supreme Court in term-time holiday fine dispute [The Telegraph]

Couple win legal battle against ruling on dead daughter’s eggs [The Guardian]

Closure of magistrates’ courts ‘spells end of local justice’ [BBC News]

Karl Turner MP must apologise for failing to declare wife as solicitor [Hull Daily Mail]

Brexit: On why, as a matter of law, triggering Article 50 does not require parliament to legislate [Public Law for Everyone]

Brexit: the fallout [Halsbury’s Law Exchange]

Ease law for sex workers on the streets to protect women, say MPs [Mirror]

German court rules against headscarf curbs for law students [abc News]

Judge orders man accused of tweeting threats to never tweet [Huffington Post]

Free Event: How to make it as a City lawyer — with the Black Solicitors Network [Legal Cheek Hub]

“It’s a nice idea to take a gap year, but pursuing a career in the legal profession may force you to take one anyway. As law is so competitive, chances are that most graduates will not secure a training contract or pupillage on the first attempt.” [Legal Cheek comments]