Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Thursday 1 September

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Victims of crime should have legal right to contact offenders — MPs [BBC News]

The legal loophole forcing pregnant women out of work [New Statesman]

Swiss court blocks Russian bid to regain Paralympic slot [Eurosport]

Legal Hackette lunches with the ‘Naked Rambler’ [Legal Hackette’s Brief]

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies author sued by publisher [The Guardian]

TV star Rav Wilding takes legal action against makers of Splash! for leg injury that ‘changed my life’ [Metro]

Police arrest man, hold him overnight in the cells, take him to court and prosecute him because he was drunk with a traffic cone on his head [Mail Online]

Theresa May tried to keep a 220-year-old law that banned dancing on Sundays [Mirror]

LPC Law seeks BPTC & LPC graduates to work as County Court Advocates. Immediate Start! [Legal Cheek Hub]

“It sounds like you have all the unpaid experience you need. Keeping an unpaid ‘intern’ for 7 months is quite frankly exploitation and the firm involved should be ashamed.” [Legal Cheek comments]