Morning round-up: Tuesday 29 March

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


EU judges could limit UK surveillance powers before referendum [The Guardian]

How law firm drummed up cases against British troops: Agent paid to hand out questionnaires that were later turned into unsigned witness statements [Mail Online]

Justice Department drops lawsuit against Apple as FBI has now unlocked Farook’s iPhone [Tech Crunch]

Vote Leave releases list of serious crimes by EU citizens in Britain [The Guardian]

Lawyer representing alleged Russian terrorists in Ukraine found dead [The Telegraph]

Elton John’s former bodyguard is suing him for sexual harassment after alleging the 69-year-old star attempted to grab his genitals and told him to expose himself [Mail Online]

Azerbaijan’s Supreme Court just ordered the release of an imprisoned human rights lawyer [Vice News]

Islamists call for Sharia law in Pakistan after Salman Taseer blasphemy row [The Independent]

German lawyer survives both airport and metro bombings in Brussels [The Telegraph]

Legal Manager (London) — seeking US qualified attorneys to be role models and mentors to UK & international law graduates and lawyers seeking US qualification [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“If you can’t hold the author of a written guide to the law liable — and you can’t — why would the robot’s creator be any more liable?” [Legal Cheek Comments]