Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 12 October

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

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David Allen Green: Is the UK heading for ‘hard’ Brexit just because it’s easiest? [Financial Times]

The back-door court attempt to overturn Brexit is laughably undemocratic [International Business Times]

Shami Chakrabarti and Jeremy Corbyn were the loudest critics of the Snooper’s Charter — but now they’re in power, they’ve gone quiet [The Independent]

Phone-hacking victims win House of Lords support over legal costs [The Guardian]

Senior Ukip figures back Paul Nuttall for leadership after Steven Woolfe ‘chaos’ [The Guardian]

Matthew Scott: Operation Midland was a disaster from start to finish. The public needs to know what went so badly wrong [The Telegraph]

Advocacy: The Judge’s view VII — “Credibility is all you have” [Civil Litigation Brief]

Footballer David Goodwillie told he should have lawyer to defend rape case [BBC News]

Paris attacker’s lawyers resign, say his silence due to constant surveillance [Mail Online]

What the ‘Making a Murderer’ lawyers are up to now [Vice]

Gawker seeks probe of Thiel’s relationship with Hogan’s lawyer [Wall Street Journal]

Fundraising campaign wants to pay legal fees for new Donald Trump leaks [Independent]

Applications are currently being accepted for Linklaters’ winter vacation scheme [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I would have loved to have done another degree and then done the GDL. But unfortunately I wasn’t born with a silver spoon so had to choose the option of doing the LLB.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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