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]

Ten free student places for the Bar session of Legal Cheek’s Future of Legal Education and Training Conference on Wednesday 23 May [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I always say, the reason I do this job is not because I “love the interesting law” but because, unfortunately, I don’t have an amazing talent or a great idea, I am not the next Steve Jobs or Elon Musk… BUT I still want good money.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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