Morning round-up: Friday 18 November

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Terminally ill teen won historic ruling to preserve body [BBC News]

After discussing Brexit’s potential legal hitches, Lady Hale may be wise to quit Article 50 case [The Telegraph]

Victory for open justice as Iraq witch-hunt lawyer WILL face charges in public after he drops his bid for cases to be heard in secret [Mail Online]

Indefensible foreign aid ­donations law should be repealed… and sanity restored [The Sun]

Human Rights lawyer wins 2016 Baillie Gifford prize [BBC News]

Briton who reported rape in Dubai could face jail for extramarital sex [The Guardian]

Investigatory Powers Bill: ‘Snoopers Charter 2’ to pass into law, giving Government sweeping spying powers [The Independent]

Tories threaten to take power away from House of Lords if it stalls Brexit [The Independent]

Brendan Dassey of Making a Murderer has release blocked by appeals court [The Guardian]

Training contract opportunities at the UK’s largest medical negligence firm [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Entry onto BTPC should NOT be made more difficult. It should be exclusively for those who either desire to take the course then return to their country to practise OR for those who have already secured pupillage.” [Legal Cheek Comments]