Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 20 September

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


‘This is my job’: Amal Clooney fights back tears speaking about risking her life to take on ISIS and how George feels about her dangerous new case [Mail Online]

Jeremy Hunt acted illegally over junior doctors, court hears [The Guardian]

CEOs can now be tried under international law at The Hague for environmental crimes [The Independent]

Tut-tut [Twitter]

Leading law firm to represent man who had windscreen smashed by police [ITV News]

MI5 lawyer to be grilled by MPs over UK’s role in Guantanamo ‘torture’ [RT]

Slater & Gordon plans to sue Watchstone Group [Australasian Lawyer]

Hammersmith Magistrates’ Court to close under Ministry of Justice proposals [GetWestLondon]

Michael Schumacher ‘cannot walk’, a court is told by family lawyer [Sky Sports News]

Free event: presentation by Shearman & Sterling at the University of St Andrew’s [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I always thought Darcy was based on Keir Starmer?” [Legal Cheek comments]