Morning round-up: Friday 26 June

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By Alex Aldridge on

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


Rwandan spy chief granted £1 million bail by Westminster Magistrate’s Court [The Telegraph]

Clive Stafford Smith: A moment that changed me — seeing a man executed [The Guardian]

Radcliffe Chambers barrister becomes one of Mensa’s honorary presidents [Mensa]

Cardiff practitioners join legal aid protest wave [Law Gazette]

Monika Juneja apologises over forgery offences but maintains ‘racism’ claim [getSurrey]

Scrap magistrates, cut juries and let professional judges decide [The Telegraph]

Student prosecuted for biting woman on her bottom during sex [The Telegraph]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Property paralegal sought for respected Essex law firm [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“The Government’s tactics should not be permitted to drive a wedge between two professions that have worked together for centuries. If we stand firm we will prevail.” [Legal Cheek Comments]