Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 6 July

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Deadline approaches for government response to Brexit legal challenge [The Guardian]

Chilcot Report: Parents of major killed in Iraq say Blair must now face legal action [The Independent]

Legal loophole likely to offer Tony Blair escape from any war crimes trial [RT]

Don’t abuse the Brexit litigants: their action shows that we live in a free country [Barrister Blogger]

Review mandatory life sentences for murder, says joint enterprise report [The Guardian]

Lap dancing lawyer tries to block Brexit [Guido Fawkes blog]

Michael Gove’s EU tweet prompts hilarious insults from Twitter users [Huffington Post]

Ex-judge wants to work as barrister [Irish Examiner]

Transgender Christian takes pension claim to Supreme Court [Premier]

Investigation after defendant bypasses court security and spends half an hour in magistrates’ waiting room [Manchester Evening News]

Jolyon Maugham QC: Those who fear democracy [Waiting for Tax]

Kim Kardashian’s ex Ray J is considering legal action over rapper’s Famous video [Mail Online]

Prominent Chancery and commercial set Radcliffe Chambers is seeking a 3rd six pupil [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I don’t see how he managed to pull it off for so long. The amount of evidence I needed to provide ahead of beginning my training contract was immense and even perhaps a little invasive at times.” [Legal Cheek comments]