Morning round-up: Monday 13 March

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Will article 50 be triggered on Tuesday — or later in the month? [The Guardian]

Judge accused of “victim-blaming” over rape comments [BBC News]

Jack Monroe praises lawyers after her libel win over Katie Hopkins [Legal Cheek]

Spoof fundraising page “for Katie Hopkins” legal fees’ raises thousands for food banks [The Independent]

Peter Andre taken to court by HMRC after trying to claim tax relief on £90k legal bill fighting ex Katie Price for defamation [The Sun]

The law’s emotion problem [New York Times]

“We’re trying to protect their rights”: Animal rights lawyer will argue chimpanzees should have personhood rights in front of Manhattan appellate division of New York’s Supreme Court [Mail Online]

Anti-fracking protesters take government to court in Lancashire [The Guardian]

Sarah Weddington, Roe v Wade attorney, on Trump’s threat to abortion rights [The Guardian]

Deploying new technology in law firms [Future of Law Blog]

Apply now for the ICLR Pupillage Award 2017 [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Free Speech is not accusing Jack Monroe of doing something that she didn’t do.” [Legal Cheek Comments]