Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Friday 18 March

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Rolf Harris denies string of new sex charges [The Telegraph]

Guy Ritchie turns to Fathers4Justice for advice on his custody fight with Madonna over their 15-year-old son Rocco [Mail Online]

Price of getting divorced to soar by a third [The Guardian]

Legaltech set to bail out legal services [Tech Crunch]

“Black judge effect”: study of overturning rates questions if justice is really blind [The Guardian]

France drops legal quota on French radio songs as DJs forced to play “boring old ballads” [The Telegraph]

Legal aid firms finding it hard to face reality [Law Society Gazette]

Hulk Hogan v. Gawker: A guide to the trial for the perplexed [New York Times]

Herbert Smith Freehills seeks campus managers [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I once saw a drunk student spinning around in the middle of a room, surrounded by QCs etc. It was impressive to start of with but he went wildly out of control after about 3 mins…” [Legal Cheek Comments]