Morning round-up: Monday 7 November

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Theresa May backs judges’ independence after Brexit ruling [BBC News]

How lawyers forced Theresa May to back the judiciary [Legal Cheek]

And now here’s the next lot lining up to have a go: EU links of judges who will rule on Brexit impact [Mail Online]

Scotland “expected” to join Brexit legal challenge in fight against May triggering Article 50 [The Independent]

Brexit: Owen Smith calls for law change to allow second vote [BBC News]

Brexit means defending UK laws and courts. Brexiteers ought to accept that [The Spectator]

The government has a good chance of winning the Brexit Supreme Court appeal — here’s why [The Independent]

Nigel Farage and Gina Miller clash over Brexit [Twitter]

Tory MP who quit over Brexit and “wanted Attorney General’s role” denies calling him a “third-rate provincial conveyancer” [Mail Online]

Emails warrant no new action against Hillary Clinton, FBI director says [New York Times]

Australian law lecturer accused of pretending to be Justin Bieber to procure children [The Guardian]

Review: FinTech, AI and online justice — what technology means for the next generation of lawyers [Future of Law Blog]

Apply now: City law graduate recruitment initiative for LGBT+ candidates [Legal Cheek Hub]

All the weekends debate [Legal Cheek Comments]