Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Monday 20 June

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Court fee rises deny justice for workers and create “divorce tax” [Politics Home]

Legal experts on Donald Trump: “He lacks respect for basic norms” [The Guardian]

After £7m Veyo loss, now Law Society writes off £5m for failed internal IT project [Legal Futures]

Lowell Goddard should not be trying to decide whether Lord Janner was guilty of child sexual abuse [Law Society Gazette]

David Allen Green calls out Penny Mordaunt MP [Twitter]

On World Refugee Day, what is a refugee and how are they protected? [Rights Info]

Take the hint, Mr Justice Peter Smith: leave the bench now [The Guardian]

An expensive law degree, and no place to use it [New York Times]

Judge Rinder on his put-downs, famous friends and how he keeps fit [The Mirror]

Michael Gove On UKIP’s anti-EU poster: “When I saw it, I shuddered” [BuzzFeed]

Why do I need to know my professional obligations when I’m studying academic law, which is a distinct and valuable stage? [Legal Cheek comments]

Applications are open for training contracts at Burges Salmon [Legal Cheek Hub]