Morning round-up: Friday 21 April

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Sources: US prepares charges to seek arrest of WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange [CNN]

Journalism in the Doxing Era: Is Wikileaks Different from the New York Times? [Lawfare]

Why an election offers the chance of a better Brexit [The Economist]

Vince Cable attacks “obscene” RBS legal bill for rights issue battle [The Telegraph]

Trump pays the price for divisive campaign as legal bills mount to $4 million [Mail Online]

There’s a legal storm brewing in Cali that threatens to destroy online free speech [The Register]

Arkansas executions: first prisoner killed after legal challenge fails [The Guardian]

Judge Rinder: “I was a proper nerd as a law student. I was consumed by it” [The Guardian]

Vibrator company could face UK legal action after collecting data on sexual habits [Evening Standard]

Where is cannabis legal, which countries have the harshest penalties for smoking weed and will it be legalised in the UK? [The Sun]

“Maybe the lawyers in Germany deserve the higher salary for being better at their job rather than just demanding because they’re based in London and think they deserve it.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

London media law and IP boutique seeks junior associate [Legal Cheek Hub]