Morning round-up: Thursday 14 April

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


The feminising of justice that makes it hard for men charged with rape to get a fair trial, writes human rights lawyer Barbara Hewson [Mail Online]

EU referendum could be delayed until October as rival Brexit campaign considers legal challenge to Michael Gove’s Vote Leave winning official status [The Telegraph]

The lawyer who takes the cases no one wants [The Guardian]

£105m legal battle over Grand Theft Auto [The Telegraph]

Whistleblowers fear prosecution under new European Trade Secrets law [BBC News]

“I don’t think much of your taste in ringtone.” [Twitter]

Human rights barrister Cherie Blair and her huge buy-to-let empire [Mail Online]

Panama Papers law firm Mossack Fonseca offices raided by police [Evening Standard]

US Election 2016: Ted Cruz backed law criminalising the sale of sex toys when Solicitor General of Texas [The Independent]

Kilmarnock FC face legal battle over the ‘Killie Pie’ [BBC News]

Applications are open for Fletchers’ summer vacation scheme [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Not surprising. Economics students try working for banks after they graduate – and banks pay better than law firms. Medicine graduates after 10 years will become consultants/GPs.” [Legal Cheek Comments]