Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 15 November

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Police animals do not need to be given same legal status as officers injured on duty, government suggests [The Telegraph]

Shamed MP Keith Vaz is given a new House of Commons role preparing laws to tackle corruption and money laundering [Mail Online]

Hillsborough and Shankhill relatives back Human Rights Act campaign [The Guardian]

“It’s complicated” [Twitter]

Law Society forgets achievement of notable female barriter [Guido Fawkes blog]

Clifford Chance mulls new legal support centre as efficiency drive saves firm £7m [Legal Week]

Amber Rudd orders Lauri Love extradition to US on hacking charges [The Guardian]

Law banning smoking in cars with children yields just one fine in first year since introduction [The Independent]

Man drops trousers during interview with female solicitor before saying: ‘have some of that’ [Lancashire Telegraph]

Judge who wore ‘Make America Great Again’ Trump hat in court likely to keep job [The Hamilton Spectator]

Ex-lawyer gets 12 years for hypnotising women for sexual pleasure [Toronto Sun]

“I pop to a nearby Greggs for a pasty when I’m on lunch. Its pretty clear who’s the winner here…” [Legal Cheek comments]