Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Thursday 19 October

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Domestic workers win supreme court case against Saudi diplomat [The Guardian]

Councils liable for abuse suffered by foster children after landmark Supreme Court decision [The Telegraph]

Law student dies after trying ecstasy for the first time while on his way to Radio 1’s Big Weekend music festival [The Sun]

Legal system ‘failing victims of disability hate crime’ [ITV News]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Man is prosecuted after posting picture of Airsoft hobby gear on Facebook [Metro]

More Brits are heading to the divorce courts — the highest rate since the 1980s [Mirror]

An entertainment lawyer explains what legal consequences Harvey Weinstein could face [Business Insider]

The Apprentice 2017: Lord Sugar fires lawyer Elliot Van Emden after shambolic robot task [Evening Standard]

New York’s highest court’s first openly gay judge is sworn in [Pink News]

Event: How technology and innovation will change the role of lawyers — with Osborne Clarke [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Even as a vac schemer at a top global firm, I have been subject to inappropriate comments by on of the partners in the department I was placed…” [Legal Cheek comments]

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