Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Friday 1 April

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Top lawyers’ boozy romp in busy train station could be “one of the worst legal cover-ups in history” [The Sun]

Brexit “could threaten London’s position as the world’s legal capital” [Evening Standard]

Junior doctors launch legal challenge to Jeremy Hunt contract move [Politics Home]

When lawyers choose to defend the world’s worst terrorists [Time]

Legal Aid Act has denied justice to the most vulnerable. It must be reviewed [The Guardian]

“Little member” [Twitter]

Terrifying moment husband pours fuel over Brazilian judge and threatens to burn her to death if she doesn’t declare him innocent of assaulting his wife [Mail Online]

‘Making a Murderer’ lawyer Dean Strang to host true-crime docuseries [Mashable]

Turkish army threatens legal action over anti-Erdoğan coup rumours [The Guardian]

Applications for Henderson Chambers’ mini-pupillage scheme close today at midday [Legal Cheek Hub]

“The Human Rights Act is a hopelessly defective instrument, and the whinnying cries from lawyers at the thought of repeal owe more to their bank balance to their ethical convictions.” [Legal Cheek Comments]