Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Friday 24 March

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Human rights brigade is still waging a legal battle to weaken our defences against terror [The Sun]

Homelessness Reduction Bill to become law [BBC News]

Family of lawyer crushed to death by falling Mayfair windows make safety call after builder trial [Evening Standard]

Solicitor spared jail for attack on his mum [Nottingham Post]

The Hawaii judge who stopped Trump’s travel ban has been receiving death threats [BuzzFeed]

Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch to be blocked by Democrats [BBC News]

Legal secretary narrowly escapes jail after stalking top criminal lawyer [Daily Record]

A little knowledge is a dangerous thing… [Pink Tape]

“Worst law ball ever” prompts refund demands [The Tab]

‘We are not recreating SJ Berwin’ — looking forward with KWM 2.0 [Legal Week]

Law firm reveals unusual burial requests – including being buried with a pacemaker [Mirror]

Spanish teenager takes his mother to court for confiscating his mobile phone [Mail Online]

The ICLR Pupillage Award 2017 [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I cannot think of many things more likely to give me cause for concern when reading a pupillage application form than finding out a person acted as a paid McKenzie friend.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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