Morning round-up: Thursday 26 October

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Supreme Court examines NI abortion law appeal [BBC News]

Why, 50 years after the Abortion Act, it’s time to abolish the law altogether [The Guardian]

Law firms are preemptively opening Bitcoin wallets to pay ransoms [Business Insider]

Ryanair pilots to be balloted on group legal action [Financial Times]

Law student faces jail over Bieber ticket scam [BBC News]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Legal challenge against Government’s post-election deal with DUP reaches court [Belfast Telegraph]

Poker player loses court battle over £7.7m winnings from London casino [The Guardian]

Poundland forced to redesign its copycat Toblerone bar after Mondelēz wins legal dispute [The Telegraph]

Cocky law student gets eaten alive by judge as she rants about disrespect [Lad Bible]

Eco-friendly lawyer fined £50 for putting out his recycling rubbish a few hours too early [Mirror]

Honolulu bans texting and walking with ‘distracted pedestrian law’ [Independent]

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

“Lord Briggs: Justin Bieber of the Supreme Court ?” [Legal Cheek comments]

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