Morning round-up: Tuesday 12 April

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Desperate David Cameron to announce new tax evasion law for corporations [The Mirror]

Joshua Rozenberg: This celebrity injunction will probably rebound — a case of the ‘Streisand effect’ [The Guardian]

Law chief sues over dream home “stitch up” [The Telegraph]

Slaughter and May appointed as legal advisor in ongoing Tata Steel crisis [BDaily]

Aim-listed law firm Gateley has acquired tax specialist Capitus [City A.M.]

Judge asks policeman to show court how a grenade works — so he pulls the pin [Metro]

Studying Roman law: Juno it’s more useful than you’d think [The Guardian]

Four youths cleared of rape speak out about their two years of hell after bungling police treated them as “guilty until proven innocent” and “airbrushed woman’s interest in group sex” [Mail Online]

Why Ireland must get rid of its disgraceful blasphemy law [The Guardian]

Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi show over new gay laws [BBC News]

Competition: The Global Financial Crime Blogging Prize — your chance to win transatlantic flights to a destination of your choice [Legal Cheek Journal]

“Alternative headline: ‘shouty lawyer with shaky grasp of healthcare economics makes pitch to raise his own personal profile and subsequently win business from the medical profession’” [Legal Cheek Comments]