Morning round-up: Friday 29 July

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Judges block Nicola Sturgeon’s “totalitarian” law to appoint a “state guardian” to be in charge of every child in Scotland [Mail Online]

Jeremy Corbyn can stay on Labour leadership ballot, High Court rules [The Independent]

Labour’s leadership was never a matter for the courts anyway [The Guardian]

Top fraud barristers chambers is renting its building from a money launderer [Legal Cheek]

Not-so-clever contracts [The Economist]

Brexit: Theresa May to bypass European Commission and appeal directly to EU leaders in bid to secure better deal [The Independent]

Liz Truss should be brave and release prisoners on indefinite sentences [The Guardian]

The long cruel reach of Indonesia’s death penalty [The Intercept]

TC applications ??? [Instagram]

Applications for mini-pupillage at Henderson Chambers close at midday [Legal Cheek Hub]

“It seems kind of ironic considering he makes his living by suing the NHS, but whatever.” [Legal Cheek Comments]