Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 20 December

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Legal sector ‘at risk’ without Brexit guarantees [BBC News]

Uncollected court fines and surcharges now total £747m, says MoJ [The Guardian]

Katie Hopkins and the judiciary: another pointless lie [Secret Barrister]

Has Keith Vaz broken the law? UK rules on paying for drugs and sex with prostitutes may not be as clear as you think [The Sun]

Britain’s foreign aid law is a scandal that abuses the country’s generosity. It must be scrapped [The Telegraph]

‘Threatening our sovereignty!’ Ireland blasts EU for ‘exceeding powers’ with Apple ruling [Express]

Judge rules pet dogs cannot be treated as children in Canada custody dispute [The Guardian]

Four ways Donald Trump could be guilty of treason, law expert reveals [The Independent]

Spring and summer vacation schemes [Legal Cheek Hub]

“LOL this is a joke right?! Other than health issues, I haven’t seen one negative academic issue here that firms will say a straight NO to! As & Bs at Alevel, above average 2.1 at RG…” [Legal Cheek comments]