Morning round-up: Tuesday 9 February

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


MPs better placed than judges to decide public interest, says Attorney General [The Guardian]

CPS “slowed down” CCTV footage of commuter accused of sexual assault “to look like he had more time to commit alleged actions” [The Independent]

Joan Bakewell: Women such as Charlotte Proudman complain too much [The Telegraph]

Apple under pressure as lawyers pledge action over ‘Error 53’ codes [The Guardian]

Assange: the absurdity of international law [Spiked]

Lib Dem Orkney and Shetland MP Alistair Carmichael has lost a bid to have his legal fees paid after a challenge to his election failed [BBC News]

Making a Murderer: Steven Avery’s sons have spoken about whether they think their father is guilty or not [The Independent]

“Our prison system is in crisis. Now, what are we going to do about it?” [The Justice Gap]

A Canadian woman who married a terminally ill Welshman and cared for his children is now being kicked out of Britain [Wales Online]

Three men plead guilty to rape, but avoid prison sentences [The Telegraph]

Open day application deadlines this week at Norton Rose Fulbright, Burges Salmon and Macfarlanes [Legal Cheek Hub]

“‘A world class law firm’ if you have to say it, you aren’t” [Legal Cheek Comments]