Morning round-up: Friday 13 June

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By Legal Cheek on

The morning’s top legal news stories and social media posts.

NewspapersTrial of AB and CD part of creeping move towards secret justice [The Guardian]

Joshua Rozenberg: Appeal court ruling gets balance about right between security and secrecy [The Guardian]

Life sentence prisoner cadged lift from police officer during his escape from jail, court told [Telegraph & Argus]

Basque man abandons legal bid to appeal against extradition to Spain [BBC News]

BSB bids to improve barristers’ reporting of certain diversity data — from absymal to awful [Legal Futures]

Islington Council threatens legal action over “tiny flat” [Islington Gazette]

Footy fans risk relationship red card if partners neglected during World Cup, warns divorce lawyer [Mancunian Matters]

Italian man who had a sex change wins legal battle to remain married to his wife [The Telegraph]

Eniola Aluko on juggling a legal career and life as an international footballer [Lawyer2B]

Moral banks and moral lawyers: US regulator singles out the ethics of lawyers… [Lawyer Watch]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Will Doughty disclose how many pupillage applications they received this year? I expect a massive hike in numbers due to the Clooney factor” [Legal Cheek Comments]