Morning round-up: Wednesday 9 November

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By Legal Cheek on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


US Election latest: Britain reacts as Donald Trump looks set to be next US president [The Telegraph]

Joshua Rozenberg: Six High Court judges accuse Liz Truss of pensions discrimination [Facebook]

Lords justice spokesman condemns ‘ill-informed’ attacks on judiciary [The Guardian]

Nicola Sturgeon launches plan to stop Theresa May overturning Brexit legal challenge [The Independent]

Date officially set for Supreme Court Brexit appeal [Twitter]

Last remaining VHS recorders in UK snapped up by court bosses to play CCTV [Mirror]

Britain’s top law officer investigating claims the CPS is ‘afraid to tackle honour crimes’ [The Telegraph]

Barrister banned for stealing gold and cash [Law Gazette]

School’s legal bid to block Ofsted report continues [BBC News]

A lawyer explains what kind of trouble you can get in for joking about shooting Clinton or Trump [Vice]

Donald Trump’s son broke the law while voting [Metro]

Hong Kong lawyers march to condemn China’s legal ‘interference’ [Reuters]

Free Event: City law graduate recruitment initiative for LGBT+ candidates [Legal Cheek Hub]

“You’re missing the point. The press can say what they want so long as they don’t break the law but it’s the job of the Lord Chancellor to defend the judiciary when they are subjected to attacks such as that perpetrated by the Daily Mail, a number of MPs and other public figures.” [Legal Cheek comments]