Morning round-up: Thursday 20 April

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Judge alarmed about lack of lawyer as he jails woman for begging [The Guardian]

Uber granted appeal in landmark legal case over employment status of drivers as workers or self-employed [City A.M.]

Solicitor Aamer Anwar installed as University of Glasgow rector [Herald Scotland]

‘Giving the partnership back’: Linklaters to ditch individual partner metrics to target team performance [Legal Business]

Death of first female US Muslim judge being treated as ‘suspicious’ by police [Independent]

Judge who wore Trump hat in court to face disciplinary hearing [The Globe and Mail]

Inmate impersonates judge and cop in phone calls to escape jail [Fox News]

Kalisher Paid Internship 2017 at the Criminal Cases Review Commission [Legal Cheek Hub]

“This spurious argument keeps rearing its ugly head in sentencing. The suggestion seems to be that when someone’s career aspirations are damaged by accruing the conviction, this should be taken as somehow constituting part of the punishment.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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