Morning round-up: Monday 18 July

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


New Prime Minister’s ruthless reshuffle continues as Dominic Raab loses his Justice Minister role [Mail Online]

More newbies at the MoJ [Twitter]

Jeremy Corbyn hints at legal challenge on leadership contest rules as he takes on Labour’s NEC [Politics Home]

Top law blogger’s doubts about whether Article 50 will ever be triggered [Twitter]

Scotland is in a strong position to block Brexit, says Nicola Sturgeon [The Independent]

Labour MP Chuka Umunna weds lawyer fiancee and posts on Facebook he is “the luckiest man alive” [The Mirror]

They look criminally good together! Hunky model David Gandy attends glitzy polo event with glamorous new barrister girlfriend Stephanie Mendoros [Mail Online]

The international criminal court is vital to our fight against impunity in Africa [The Guardian]

What now for human rights in the UK post-Brexit? [Halsbury’s Law Exchange]

Deadline alert: Applications for training contracts close on 31 July [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I did several vac schemes and hated the socials on all but one of them…” [Legal Cheek Comments]