Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Monday 14 May

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

UK plan to extend civil partnerships revealed in government report [The Guardian]

Dr Dre loses trademark battle with a gynaecologist called Dr Drai [BBC News]

‘Upskirting’ victim working with Ministry of Justice on law reform after securing Theresa May’s backing [Evening Standard]

In the Belhaj case, Britain set aside the rule of law and moral principles [The Observer]

Italy court lifts ban on Berlusconi running for public office [The Telegraph]

Apple and Samsung return to court in ‘Groundhog Day’ spat [Financial Times]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Former City partners challenge legal directories with online rival [Legal Futures]

What do AI and blockchain mean for the rule of law? [TechCrunch]

Tory rebels will “plunge a knife into the heart” of Theresa May’s premiership by voting to stay in EU customs union, warns Iain Duncan Smith [Mail Online]

Britain to “lose influence” in global security operations after Brexit, parliamentary inquiry warns [The Independent]

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1 Comment

Not Amused

It always seemed clear to me that civil partnerships should be extended to heterosexual couples.

The fact that they still haven’t been is indicative of the broken politics of identity. A properly functioning society would value equality. We would prioritise equal treatment for all people above all other concerns.

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