Morning round-up: Tuesday 24 January

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Brexit: Supreme Court judges to deliver verdict on Theresa May’s plans for EU withdrawal [The Independent]

Supreme court Brexit ruling: what the verdict could mean for May [The Guardian]

Anti-Rhodes activist wins place… as a Rhodes scholar! Law student deplores magnate but takes £40,000 in his name [Mail Online]

Spying on campus: King’s College student emails ‘monitored’ under UK anti-terror law [International Business Times]

Weightmans and Ward Hadaway in merger talks [Law Gazette]

Cash-strapped council gives a personal injury law firm a £300,000 taxpayer-funded grant only for it to be spent on TVs, pool tables and a ‘chill out zone’ [Mail Online]

A courtroom is a crappy spot for a coke deal [Vice]

Woman gives chocolates to judge who ordered tumour removal [The Irish Times]

Commercial Awareness Question Time: Northern Powerhouse Special [Legal Cheek Hub]

At the risk of being unpopular, anyone familiar with Lord Denning’s judgments would realise that, in his prime, he had a keen eye for justice and a real desire to protect the weak and the vulnerable. That is rare and should be applauded… [Legal Cheek comments]

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