Morning round-up: Wednesday 27 July

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Labour could reopen leadership nominations if anti-Corbyn court bid succeeds [The Guardian]

More than 1,000 people donate to legal fight to let new Labour members vote in leadership election [Mirror]

Court crackdown pledged to stem post-Brexit hate crime surge [Evening Standard]

Federalists tried to kill EU exit clause; now Britain wants to dodge it [Reuters]

Who is Steven Woolfe? The former barrister hoping to lead UKIP [The Week]

Judges should not return to work as barristers [Irish Times]

Lord Dyson valedictory speech in full [Courts and Tribunals Judiciary]

Bitcoin isn’t money, a judge rules [Business Insider]

Judge jails lawyer for wearing ‘Black Lives Matter’ pin. Now, activists are pushing back [Huffington Post]

Deadline alert: Training contract applications at Hogan Lovells close 31 July [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Lawyers should know not to put anything remotely prejudicial in writing” [Legal Cheek comments]