Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 15 November

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Lady justice: is the judiciary ready for Brenda Hale? [Prospect]

Deliveroo wins landmark legal victory against union claim [Telegraph]

Lawyers say a domestic abuse victim who was trafficked to the UK was unlawfully imprisoned [BuzzFeed News]

Oxbridge must end dirty investments — both offshore and oil [The Guardian]

Nigel Farage ‘forced to retract remarks about anti-fascist group Hope Not Hate after losing £100k legal battle’ [Independent]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

London cabbies in legal fight against TfL over ‘extortionate’ licence fee hike [Evening Standard]

Arthur Collins acid victims take legal action against London’s Mangle nightclub [Newsbeat]

EU citizens who become British can bring non-EU spouses to UK, court rules [The Guardian]

Trump is nominating white men as judges at the highest rate in 30 years: Investigation finds 91% of the president’s 58 picks are white, and 81% are male [Mail Online]

Canada ‘knees together’ judge wants to practise law again [BBC News]

DiversCity in Law 2017: A commercial law graduate recruitment event for LGBT candidates. Apply to attend [DiversCity in Law]

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