Morning round-up: Monday 31 July

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Mother who didn’t like her child’s middle name because it was the same as “an infamous public figure” wins court battle to change it in challenge costing thousands in legal aid [Mail Online]

Government threatened with new court action for ‘failing to act’ on harsh impact of immigration rules on children [The Independent]

Christian magistrate in gay adoption row set for legal battle with NHS bosses [The Telegraph]

Record number of criminals have sentences increased [The Guardian]

Theresa May’s new porn law is ridiculous — but dangerous [Red Pepper]

Minister calls for Scotch whisky to be defined in law [BBC News]

Joshua Rozenberg’s judicial runners and riders [Facebook]

Jackson to unveil new fixed costs regime today [Law Society Gazette]

EU starts legal action against Poland over new law [Al Jazeera]

OJ Simpson’s lawyer sends cease and desist letter to family of slain Ron Goldman, claiming they threatened him with an “unsolicited phone call” [Mail Online]

BPTC & LPC graduates sought for County Court Advocate roles: Immediate start [Legal Cheek Hub]

“2:2 barrister here, in a legal 500 set doing well & have experience recruiting pupils.” [Legal Cheek Comments]