Morning round-up: Friday 9 September

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Hillary Clinton: “I was taking a law school admissions test in a big classroom at Harvard. My friend and I were some of the only women in the room…” [Humans of New York]

So what will Brexit really mean? [The Economist]

Brexit department spends £268,711 on legal fees in just two months, official figures reveal [Huffington Post]

“It was a pleasure ruining your career you corrupt b******”: Litigant-in-person killer on trial for murdering a second woman hurls courtroom insult at senior detective who first caught him [Mail Online]

40 million British credit card users could each receive a £450 windfall as MasterCard is taken to court over £14bn of “unfair charges” [This is Money]

Masturbating in public is not illegal, Italy’s highest court rules [The Telegraph]

Sex industry could be decriminalised under plan discussed by Lib Dems [Evening Standard]

Landmark copyright judgment backs hyperlinks — with conditions [Law Society Gazette]

Britain’s weirdest laws: carpet beating, MPs in armour and carrying ladders [The Guardian]

Presentation by Shearman & Sterling at Glasgow University [Legal Cheek Hub]

“That could just tell you that there are more lawyers than anyone else on Tinder.” [Legal Cheek Comments]