Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Thursday 24 November

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Does any Supreme Court judge represent the 17.4 million Brexit voters? [The Spectator]

Who will do justice to our judiciary? [Standpoint]

Lawyer to report Asons £300,000 grant deal to national watchdog [Bolton News]

Some footnotes to the conviction of Thomas Mair [Barrister Blogger]

‘That part of my witness statement is not true’: never a great start to a case [Civil Litigation Brief]

MoJ’s whiplash reform blunder ‘could open door to judicial review’ [Law Society Gazette]

Tributes paid to Bristol University law student Kim Long who ended their life [Bristol Post]

Ukraine appoints law graduate, 23, to lead purge campaign [The Guardian]

Spanish judge calls for Neymar to be jailed for two years and Barcelona fined £7million in corruption case following move from Santos [Mail Online]

Texas judge suggests lynching black suspect, denies it’s about race [Huffington Post]

Death row: the lawyer who keeps losing [The Guardian]

Beyond the Bar: the evolution of solicitor-advocates in global law firms [Legal Cheek Hub]

“It never seems to occur to blogging lawyers that when they look down their noses at non-lawyer journalists the world looks down its nose at their badly written and tedious ‘journalism’.” [Legal Cheek comments]


Not Amused

The Supreme Court was itself an expensive mistake. Better to go back to non politicised courts than risk letting in US style judicial appointment.


Not Amused's Parents

You were an expensive mistake.


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