Morning round-up: Tuesday 18 October

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Legal challenge ‘seeks to invalidate’ Brexit vote [Financial Times]

Constitutional lawyers tell the UK High Court it’s ‘beyond any doubt’ that parliament should vote on Article 50 [Business Insider UK]

Barrister MEP Woolfe quits ‘death spiral’ UKIP [BBC News]

Hundreds of UK lawyers register in Ireland in Brexit insurance move [The Guardian]

Transgender schoolgirl sent home for wearing the ‘wrong’ clothes wins legal battle after outpouring of support from pupils [The Sun]

Greenpeace joins with councils to prepare legal challenge over Heathrow airport expansion [The Independent]

How spies broke law to snoop on your emails: Intelligence agencies also harvested data on websites visited and who people called and texted [Mail Online]

Five myths about studying law, debunked [The Guardian]

Free Event: Commercial Awareness Question Time: US Election Special [Legal Cheek Hub]

“If you REALLY want to frighten the legal profession though, put sniffer dogs at the entrance to county and crown courts and watch how many barristers refuse to go through…” [Legal Cheek comments]