Morning round-up: Tuesday 15 September

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By Alex Aldridge on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Is CPS on “brink of collapse”? [BBC News]

Judge in “corner shop” race row with Asian crime victim finally quits his £150,000 post [Mail Online]

Comment: The NYLon law firm – outmoding a Global Elite and Magic Circle firm near you [Legal Business]

Jeremy Corbyn puts vegan ex-lawyer in change of farming policy [The Telegraph]

Malcolm Turnbull, the millionaire lawyer who toppled Tony Abbott to become Australia’s new prime minister [The Telegraph]

Theresa May loses court battles against two failed asylum seekers [The Guardian]

Bar students or Apprentice candidates? [Twitter]

Charlie Hebdo could face legal action after publishing a series of cartoons mocking the death of Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi [The Mirror]

David Allen Green: In praise of law libraries, and why defending Inner Temple law library matters [Jack of Kent blog]

Burning Man threatens legal action over parody claiming it is a bucket list tick for rich kids [Marketing Magazine]

Birmingham barrister’s new novel draws on real trials [Birmingham Post]

Senior real estate paralegal sought by highly prestigious law firm [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Yeah, so let’s just stop trying, right? Cancer survival rates are better than in 1956. Those idiots trying to raise money to find a cure! Someone should tell them. 9 likes? You utter muppets.” [Legal Cheek Comments]