Morning round-up: Wednesday 29 March

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Britain triggers Article 50: the choreography of the big day [Financial Times]

Royal Marine Alexander Blackman to be free in weeks after new sentence [BBC News]

‘Hillsborough law’ could imprison police officers who are not truthful [The Guardian]

Tesco just bought its way out of a legal case. Clearly the economic elite play by a different set of rules than the rest of us [Independent]

Judge comes under fire for lecturing schoolgirls on court visit about ‘decent poses’ in photos [Gloucestershire Live]

A lawyer has delivered some rather bad news to BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg [The Canary]

Knightsbridge restaurant Zuma wins legal fight with dog food firm over its name [Evening Standard]

Cricketer spared jail may face claims he perverted course of justice [The Guardian]

Does a judge really need reminding that domestic abuse can be a middle-class problem too? [The Telegraph]

SDT refuses Leigh Day access to Shiner’s medical records [Law Gazette]

Trump’s attorneys say he should be ‘immune’ from defamation case involving Apprentice contestant who accused him of groping because of his ‘presidential duties’ [Mail Online]

Tycoon who banned ‘coloured’ tenants over curry smells could face legal action [Dunfermline Press]

The deadline for ICLR Pupillage Award 2017 is Friday [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Medical students must also need to buy food and pay rent. Perhaps we could have them performing for small fees too.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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