Morning round-up: Tuesday 26 July

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Labour leadership: Legal action against Corbyn ballot vote [BBC News]

This row over Liz Truss as lord chancellor isn’t about gender. It’s about the law [The Guardian]

Sir Philip Green is threatening legal action against the chair of a parliamentary inquiry into the collapse of BHS [City A.M.]

Legal documents reveal depth of split between Jeremy Corbyn and party’s general secretary [The Telegraph]

Woman launches legal bid to ban her neighbours from cooking spicy food because of ‘overwhelming pungent toxic fumes’ of the ‘hot chillis’ [Mail Online]

Victims of revenge porn turn to students for legal advice [The Guardian]

Law student loses €60,000 damages claim after breaking finger in store door [Irish Independent]

German prosecutors consider legal action against the spread of misinformation on Twitter [The Drum]

Court rules ‘upskirting’ is legal in public places in Georgia after Court of Appeals rules that shop employee caught filming up customer’s skirt did not break the law [Mail Online]

Deadline alert: Training contract application at Travers Smith close 31 July [Legal Cheek Hub]

“The senior members of the judiciary really are worked hard for what they are paid, from the High Court up. Contrast this with the parliamentarians across the street and it is quite apparent how the separation of powers equates to a rather uneven separation of labour.” [Legal Cheek comments]