Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Thursday 16 March

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Jailed Royal Marine A could be free ‘within weeks’ as his murder conviction is reduced to manslaughter after 1,616 days of hell [The Sun]

The Marine A judgment — a handy 10-point guide [The Secret Barrister]

Scottish independence referendum in 2018/19 would not be legal says UK minister [Reuters]

Katie Hopkins ‘very likely’ to appeal against Twitter libel ruling [Evening Standard]

Former bookmaker loses court appeal against Coral over £250,000 Rangers relegation bet [Mirror]

Trump travel ban: US judge blocks new executive order [BBC News]

New Zealand river becomes first in world to be given legal status of a person [Independent]

No-nonsense judge urges wife of high school teacher who had ‘sexual relations with his student’ to divorce him as he is arraigned – and even offers to help her with the forms [Mail Online]

Bald murderer wins toupee court battle [BBC News]

The best lawyer excuses [Above The Law]

LPC graduates wanted to become Trainee Private Client Lawyers — Immediate Start [Legal Cheek Hub]

The daughter should not have been awarded anything let alone £50,000. The mother did not want her to inherit anything. That’s it. Who are the courts to interfere and change someone’s will. Very poor decision. [Legal Cheek comments]

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Let’s go champ!


David Feathers

David Feathers



It’s Shannon Briggs you idiot.



Cool story about the river getting legal person hood. How cool if Kate Hopkins’ labia got legal person hood


David Feathers

Sorry Shannon


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