Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Thursday 21 April

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Barack Obama to make long-awaited appeal for Britain to stay in EU [The Guardian]

Rape convict Ched Evans to hear appeal verdict [Sky News]

Anders Behring Breivik, Norway murderer, wins human rights case [BBC News]

EU referendum: voteless expats being punished for exercising freedom of movement, High Court hears [The Telegraph]

Guilty! Tories admit Lord Crony’s election team DID break the law after failing to declare almost £40,000 in expenses [Mail Online]

Police chief to “sue Madeleine McCann’s parents for compensation after winning appeal over libel case” [The Mirror]

Madeleine McCann’s parents threaten legal action on people caught selling Gonzalo Amaral’s book in UK [The Mirror]

Was this judge right to say he’d “pay the court fine” of a teen girl who stabbed her paedophile abuser? [The Telegraph]

Mayor Boris Johnson wins London riot compensation case [BBC News]

Money laundering: New law planned to target corrupt officials [BBC News]

Council of Europe condemns EU’s refugee deal with Turkey [The Guardian]

Teen girl who livestreamed rape of her 17-year-old friend on Periscope app claims she was simply trying to record the attack as evidence [The Sun]

Newly qualified property solicitor sought to join London law firm [Legal Cheek Hub]

“The desire to dismiss the importance of academic and intellectual ability is truly perverse…” [Legal Cheek Comments]