Morning round-up: Thursday 28 July

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By Legal Cheek on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Supreme Court to rule on Named Person [BBC News]

Helena Kennedy QC slams Charlie Falconer over Lord Chancellor folly [The Guardian]

Legal aid cuts “causing advice desert and homelessness” [BBC News]

European Commission appoints chief Brexit negotiator but says he won’t speak to UK until Article 50 triggered [The Independent]

Disabled lives matter. We need to toughen the law on disability hate crime [The Guardian]

Mum knows best [Twitter]

Serial contract breacher Trump invokes the law [Newsweek]

European Commission warns Poland to respect the rule of law [EuroNews]

IndyCamp protestors lose eviction court case [The Telegraph]

Law firm sues 20-year-old waitress over unflattering Yelp and Facebook reviews [Houston Press]

Event: Diversity and technology experience day at Hogan Lovells [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Some might look at you if your cv is otherwise good but failing every paper might suggest you aren’t very good at law. Or not very good at balancing your day job with studying. Neither of which recommend you…” [Legal Cheek comments]