Morning round-up: Wednesday 19 October

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By Legal Cheek on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Brexit legal challenge: MPs ‘very likely’ to be able to vote to ratify Brexit, says No 10 lawyer [The Independent]

Ched Evans’ family considering legal action against Gloria Hunniford and ITV’s Loose Women over ‘biased comments’ [The Sun]

Banker denies motorboating lawyer during night out [Metro]

Magistrates’ courts need ‘younger, more diverse recruits’ [BBC News]

*facepalm* [Twitter]

Law against revenge porn should target social media platforms [Global Legal Post]

Hackney law firm drags government back to court over ‘woeful failure’ to tackle air pollution [Hackney Citizen]

‘El Chapo’ judge assassinated while jogging outside his home [The Telegraph]

‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Judge Rinder eyes TV projects beyond courtroom [Huffington Post]

Christmas vacation scheme applications are now being accepted at Travers Smith [Legal Cheek Hub]

“This was absolutely the case at Cambridge. Students with low firsts tended to be no more capable than those who got high 2.1s. The difference was that the former were more strategic in their module choices. Of course, one could argue there’s an intelligence in that strategy.” [Legal Cheek comments]