Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Thursday 16 February

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

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Attacks on judges undermine law — Supreme Court president [BBC News]

UK legal academics urge PM to cancel Donald Trump’s state visit [The Guardian]

Top judge criticised for hearing case about dying baby in closed court [Metro]

Cambridge University’s 300-year-old “class list” tradition could be banned under EU law [The Telegraph]

Bank of England could face legal action over decision to keep polymer notes [Belfast Telegraph]

Drug dealer deliberately got arrested so he could sell ‘legal high’ Spice in prison [Mirror]

HP general counsel tells law firms to meet diversity mandate or forfeit up to 10% of fees [ABA Journal]

Apply to attend: How to become a serious injury lawyer — live in Manchester [Legal Cheek Hub]

“If the legal profession and the LPC providers are not happy with this change, I suggest it’s probably something that ought to go ahead. They are doing very well out of the existing system, aspirant solicitors aren’t.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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