Morning round-up: Friday 6 October

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

UK’s new supreme court chief calls for clarity on ECJ after Brexit [The Guardian]

UK Supreme Court president Lady Hale calls for more women judges [Financial Times]

Terminally-ill man loses High Court challenge against the law on assisted dying [The Telegraph]

Lawyer cleared over grandfather’s death at zebra crossing [Evening Standard]

Men should avoid having sex with women who have drunk any amount of alcohol, says barrister [Independent]

Revealed: Mystery woman who lost her wallet behind a radiator in Manchester nightclub in the 1980s is a senior government lawyer [Mail Online]

‘Racially abusive graffiti’ found on Law lecture theatre desk [Varsity Online]

‘Pregnancy robes’ a baby step to encourage more women lawyers [WA Today]

Bristol student event: Infrastructure: the next growth area for lawyers — with Burges Salmon [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Except that completion of the LPC does not entitle one to call oneself a solicitor, regardless of context. Being called to the bar does, apparently, entitle one to refer to oneself as a barrister without more, so long as the context is sufficiently extra-legal.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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