Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 4 October

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Liz Truss begins lord chancellor role ahead of article 50 court challenges [The Guardian]

What is the Great Repeal Bill? The Brexit law to end all EU laws (that we don’t like) [The Independent]

Exempting troops from human rights law will protect our Forces from unscrupulous lawsuits [The Telegraph]

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Mr Grayling is wrong about the Brexit dividend to station platforms [Barrister Blogger]

Shami Chakrabarti is not a hypocrite for sending her son to private school — but Corbyn might be one for appointing her [The Telegraph]

Shock as solicitor mum-of-two dies from sepsis infection just days after cutting the back of her hand while gardening [The Sun]

Judge Rinder to dress as Fred Flintstone for Strictly [Sunday World]

FinTech, AI and online justice: what technology means for the next generation of lawyers [Legal Cheek Hub]

“If the pass rates for the SQE are anything like those for the QLTS (which this system is being modelled on), there is going to be a distinct lack of qualified lawyers in 5-8 years time” [Legal Cheek comments]