Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Monday 9 January

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


British murder suspect’s appeal against extradition to US goes to European court [The Guardian]

High Court judge accused of dodgy legal ruling still being investigated 15 months after probe began [The Sun]

London bike courier wins ‘gig economy’ legal battle [The Independent]

Black judge claims he was discriminated against by disciplinary panel [The Guardian]

Newspaper legal costs proposals wrong in principle, says senior MP [The Guardian]

Pupillage Gateway opens [Legal Cheek Hub]

Those pesky silks [A view from the North]

Norwegian mass murderer Breivik in human rights appeal case [Yahoo! News]

US Supreme Court superheroes [Twitter]

Simon Cowell drops legal action against Gary Barlow’s rival BBC talent show Let It Shine [The Mirror]

Government forecast on impact of PI reforms “skewed against lawyers”, say economists [Legal Futures]

“Meanwhile the bloated partners parachuted out in time and are laughing all the way back to their Porsche 911s.” [Legal Cheek Comments]