Morning round-up: Tuesday 2 February

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Is that it then Mr Cameron? PM stitches up deal for Britain “to block EU laws” — but critics say it’s just window dressing [Mail Online]

Under-resourced CPS can’t assign expert staff to all rape cases, says watchdog [The Guardian]

Paedophile awarded legal aid in fight to see son, eight [The Telegraph]

What price justice? Al Qaeda police killer is handed legal aid … the same amount as his victim’s family received in compensation [Mail Online]

Judge orders release of Zimbabwean criminal who cannot be deported [The Guardian]

British soldiers could face Taliban in court as Afghan insurgents sue over claims they were detained too long [The Sun]

Tourists suing holiday company over injuries they got from a wave [Metro]

Making a Murderer: Steven Avery’s lawyer Kathleen Zellner says new forensic evidence will prove innocence [The Independent]

“Bet this term they’ve just started tort.” [Legal Cheek Comments]