Morning Briefing 27/6/2014

Morning Briefing 27/6/2014

Good morning. The Meriam Ibrahim saga rumbles on and Facebook makes the news. Luis Suarez is todays big story, with news that he will appeal the record four-month ban imposed on him by FIFA yesterday. This one definitely isn’t going anywhere anytime soon and looks like it could get quite messy. Looks like we’ll have a couple of days without the sun so plenty of time to catch up on what’s been happening recently! Let’s get to the news.

  1. Meriam Ibrahim: Sudan ‘apostasy’ woman freed again (via BBC News)
  2. Free DNA tests piloted in family courts to clear up paternity disputes (via The Guardian)
  3. Facebook is fighting Manhattan’s district attorney over user privacy (via The Verge)
  4. Trainee barrister Rhiannon Brooker jailed for falsely accusing boyfriend of rape (via The Independent)
  5. London Stock Exchange agrees $2.7bn Russell Investments deal (via The FT – requires free registration)
  6. Quinn Emanuel and Samsung fined $2m in lawsuit (via Global Legal Post)
  7. CILEx launches enquiry into paralegals (via Legal Futures)
  8. PSNI: Matt Baggott urges inquiry curb on Troubles murders (via BBC News)
  9. Liverpool could become involved in extraordinary legal battle after Fifa imposes four-month suspension for World Cup bite (via The Independent)
  10. Google removing ‘right to be forgotten’ search links in Europe (via The Guardian)
  11. PM Warns Juncker Vote Is ‘Bad For All Of Europe’ (via Sky News)
  12. UK Syria fighters: Police deny ‘failure’ over jihadists (via BBC News)
  13. MMR vaccine: lawyers sued for pursuing claim based on link to autism (via The Guardian)
  14. Police defend decision to charge father with murder over death of toddler son left in car for seven hours in sweltering 90 degree heat (via The Independent)

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