Morning round-up: Thursday 8 September

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Justice Secretary Liz Truss is branded ‘shambolic’ after No 10 is forced to step in and clarify her apparent U-turn on new prison reform laws [Mail Online]

Old Bailey judge retiring after 20 years condemns burden foreign criminals are placing on state [The Telegraph]

‘Gloating’ SEN tweets law firm Baker Small paid millions [BBC News]

The joint enterprise law has changed. Yet still we must fight to free our sons [The Guardian]

Theresa May indicates major overhaul of dangerous driving laws [The Telegraph]

‘Hillsborough Law’ drafted by victims’ families’ legal team [BBC News]

Panama Papers: Denmark buys leaked data to use in tax evasion inquiries [The Guardian]

Law students help launch community café [The Independent]

Aussie law graduate Jacob Reichman fined for posing as solicitor on Gold Coast [ABC]

Are you a rich lawyer? You may not be rich enough for J.P. Morgan [Wall Street Journal]

Presentation by Shearman & Sterling at the University of St Andrew’s [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Not sure whether that would affect your chances, though law firm partners can be incredibly prejudiced, consciously or otherwise…” [Legal Cheek comments]