Morning round-up: Wednesday 27 April

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Hillsborough inquests: Fans unlawfully killed, jury concludes [BBC News]

Former police chief could face prosecution over Hillsborough [The Guardian]

Justice for the 96 [The Economist]

Sorry Michael Gove, when it comes to Europe and the law, you’re just wrong [New Statesman]

Will the human rights industry ever admit that it has Christian roots? [The Spectator]

Charles Falconer: Theresa May’s plan to trash European human rights law is posturing nonsense [The Guardian]

Ex-Squire Patton Boggs associate reveals “blatant” gender discrimination and sexual harassment in explosive Reddit Q&A [Legal Cheek]

Running a legal aid law firm doesn’t count as running a business, says Karen Brady [Evening Standard]

Don’t try to defend yourself in court. But if you have to, here are some crucial tips [The Guardian]

Working lunch — Incredible moment a lawyer eats incriminating evidence to clear his client of drink-driving in Russia [Mail Online]

Newly Qualified Property Solicitor sought to join London law firm [Legal Cheek Hub]

“In SQB’s defence, I’d miss my grandmother’s funeral for £270k” [Legal Cheek Comments]