Morning round-up: Wednesday 2 November

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Joshua Rozenberg: Judges to rule on Brexit tomorrow? [Facebook]

Muslim lawyer slams Louis Smith’s two-month ban from gymnastics for leaked video of him mocking Islam [Mail Online]

Tories face questions over support of Keith Vaz justice committee appointment [The Guardian]

London’s basement extension boom to be tested in High Court [Financial Times]

MoJ hopes for fresh start after end of ‘shambolic car crash’ of a court translation contract [International Business Times]

Sharia law being administered in shop basements, MPs told [The Telegraph]

Magistrates demand prison visits as part of judicial training [The Guardian]

Solicitor and ex assistant coroner struck off over allegations of ‘misusing funds’ [Yorkshire Post]

How a lawyer bicycled her way to entrepreneurship [Forbes]

King of Morocco offers to pay legal costs of Arabic pop star accused of raping a woman at a Paris hotel [Mail Online]

Strictly’s Judge Rinder: ‘I lack the smouldering sexuality for a rhumba’ [The Telegraph]

Free event — Commercial Awareness Question Time: US Election Special [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Well obviously you don’t have to look like Kim Kardashian, but yes, as a woman you will stand a better chance if you look groomed in the way that mainstream notions of female attractiveness demand…” [Legal Cheek comments]