Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Thursday 13 April

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

The Charlie Gard case is a sad reminder that the law is the preserve of the powerful [The Guardian]

Dying man Noel Conway can fight right-to-die law [BBC News]

Lawyer who was dubbed the ‘bolshiest barrister on Twitter’ and called for age of consent to be lowered to 13 ‘made death threats’ to law student [Mail Online]

A media lawyer says there will be a huge “chilling effect” from the Daily Mail’s libel payout to Melania Trump [BuzzFeed]

One in five enquiries to EU legal advice service concern UK residency following Brexit, report reveals [Independent]

United States’ first female Muslim judge, Sheila Abdus-Salaam, found dead in New York [The Guardian]

Passenger dragged off ‘overbooked’ United Airlines flight launches legal action to stop video evidence being deleted [Mirror]

Man with 460 convictions wants to be in jail — so he continually smashes windows at solicitors’ firm [Gazette Live]

Lawyer jailed for £700k fraud against customers [Wigan Today]

Apple takes Swatch to court over ‘Tick Different’ ads [BBC News]

Future trainee sought to join international law firm as a paralegal on a 12 month FTC [Legal Cheek Hub]

“This young man’s behaviour is a result of poor guidance, most probably poor education and a society which places every greater value on credentials as a means to prove your self-worth.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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