Morning round-up: Monday 31 October

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Clinton emails: FBI chief may have broken law, says top Democrat [BBC News]

Straight couple who say they are being discriminated against by being banned from having a gay-style civil partnership will take their case to the High Court this week [Mail Online]

Leaked Uber email insists minimum wage ruling only applies to two of its drivers [Business Insider]

Catholic church could face multi-million pound payout as sex abuse case is heard [The Guardian]

Keira Knightley blasts “archaic” maternity law [The Telegraph]

Leading UK Sharia court “protects” violent Muslim husbands from prosecution [Breitbart]

Labour MP Keir Starmer refuses to apologise for spearheading legal witch hunt against innocent Sun journalists [The Sun]

Iran’s justice minister calls for fewer executions and changes to death penalty laws [The Independent]

Judicial fast-track would boost diversity [Law Society Gazette]

The work-life balance in a law firm [Future of Law Blog]

Trainee Solicitor sought to join our firm on a full time basis – immediate start [Legal Cheek Hub]

“So basically an associate at Gump will pay more tax than a Partner at Irwin Mitchell would earn.” [Legal Cheek Comments]