Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Monday 23 January

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Justice Department finds loophole in law for Donald Trump to hire his son-in-law [The Independent]

Donald Trump “may have broken the law” by deleting misspelled Tweet [The Sun]

Top legal ethics scholars to file first major lawsuit against Trump [BuzzFeed News]

Human rights now face their gravest threat — Trumpism [The Guardian]

Four versions of Brexit law prepared as Government braced for Supreme Court defeat in Article 50 case [The Telegraph]

Rapist footballers offered victim £115,000 to drop her legal case — and even tried to get her legal aid cut [The Mirror]

Former Rolls-Royce boss Sir John Rose hires Nick Leeson’s lawyer as bribery probe targets individuals [The Telegraph]

Lee Rigby’s mum in troll torment as she’s threatened with arrest after refusing to go to court hearing of man who claims son’s death is a hoax [The Sun]

Iranian court upholds five year sentence for jailed Briton Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe [The Telegraph]

Justice denied: the damning results of the latest report on the impact of legal aid cut [Halsbury’s Law Exchange]

Training contract at specialist London real estate law firm — immediate start [Legal Cheek Hub]

“It’s our judiciary’s dirty little secret that they are still deciding capital cases for the Caribbean in Parliament Square in 2017.” [Legal Cheek Comments]