Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Friday 5 May

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Artificial intelligence closes in on the work of junior lawyers [Financial Times]

BBC criticises Sir Cliff Richard’s ‘grossly unreasonable’ legal costs [The Guardian]

Bristol university law student, 21, found dead in halls becomes sixth pupil to die in similar circumstances this academic year [The Sun]

Bird strike may excuse airlines from paying for delays — EU court [Reuters]

RBS attacked for ‘staggering’ costs of its legal army [Evening Standard]

‘Enhancing our approach to development’: A&O drops annual appraisals in performance pilot scheme [Legal Business]

Police close investigation into New York judge’s death, saying it was likely suicide [NPR]

Iconic Ruth Bader Ginsburg carries an ‘I Dissent’ tote with her own likeness [Huffington Post]

Three-month paid internship at Legal Cheek [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I think this is rubbish. Teaching law students basic coding will not help us unless we devote the entirety of our degrees to it, reaching proficiency where we might apply legal knowledge to the back-end development of software.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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