Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 7 February

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Trump tries to salvage travel ban amid numerous legal briefs to block it [The Guardian]

Brexit Bill explained: Every change to the Tories’ Article 50 law that’s been blocked [Mirror]

Builders on trial after lawyer Amanda Telfer was crushed to death by window frames [Evening Standard]

Disgraced lawyer Phil Shiner could lose honorary doctorate after review [The Herald]

How Shami supported Shiner [Guido Fawkes’ Blog]

Solicitor reported after personal relationship with witness raises conflict concern [Legal Futures]

Farmer spends 16 years studying law by himself so he could sue a powerful chemical firm for ‘polluting his land’ — and he wins the first round [Mail Online]

Vacation scheme at Bond Dickinson [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Although not a prosecutorial decision, this does bring into question his decision making abilities. He knows the rules. CPS is an apolitical organisation and the same is expected of all employees…” [Legal Cheek comments]

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