Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 24 August

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Paralympics: Sports court rejects Russia ban appeal [Daily Nation]

We spoke to the woman whose landmark legal case could block Britain from triggering Article 50 [Business Insider UK]

Mute paedophile who flashed at a mother at a bus stop was allowed to choose his own sentence by a judge by raising his hand to pick an option [Mail Online]

Stabbing victim shouts out in defence of attacker in court — says he’s a ‘decent geezer’ [Express]

Strictly’s Judge Rinder fires shots at fellow contestants claiming Ed Balls ‘will be a better dancer than a politician’ [The Sun]

Judge throws cold water on lawsuit over Starbucks’ ice-to-coffee ratio [The Guardian]

Judge who tossed Kesha’s case married to lawyer with Sony ties [Page Six]

Lawyer sues local supermarket for $25,000 over juice [Zimbabwe Daily]

Clyde & Co — Insight work experience [Legal Cheek Hub]

“No mention of whether she had researched the daily life of a barrister before she pursued a career as one. Take it she did, but either way illustrates the value of doing your homework.” [Legal Cheek comments]