Morning round-up: Thursday 3 November

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


High Court to rule on Brexit legal challenge over Parliament role in triggering Article 50 [The Independent]

Article 50 author Lord Kerr says Brexit not inevitable [BBC News]

Top judge warns rising court fees threaten access to justice [The Guardian]

High Court victory for air pollution campaigners in legal battle with Government [The Telegraph]

Pensions Regulator begins legal proceedings against Sir Philip Green [The Guardian]

Hillsborough inquests: Families’ legal fees were £63.6m [BBC News]

Lawyer killed herself after being arrested for drink-driving [The Telegraph]

Elizabeth Rimmer: Supporting workplace wellness [LawCare]

‘Gifted’ Hogan Lovells’ lawyer, 28, who graduated from Cornell is killed in a hit-and-run car crash [Mail Online]

Smiling granny turns up at ‘lawyers office with shotgun’ and says ‘I am here to kill you’ [Mirror]

Gawker will settle with Hulk Hogan for $31 million [Mashable UK]

Law professor investigated for wearing blackface at Halloween party [Oregon Live]

Free Event — From Australia to London and everywhere in between: life as a global business lawyer [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I think he’s saying that undergraduate law is an extremely important route for getting people from low income backgrounds into the profession because many people aren’t in a position to fork out 8k or so for a GDL.” [Legal Cheek comments]