Morning round-up: Monday 22 May

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

The Trial: A Murder in the Family review — an intriguing courtroom experiment [The Guardian]

Sparing prison for clever student ‘sends wrong signal to victims’ [The Telegraph]

Uber is looking for a new general counsel amid increasingly dicey legal issues [Recode]

Sullivan & Cromwell to open Brussels office with antitrust hire [Financial Times]

Judge slammed after letting brother sit next to him during high profile trial ‘as a treat’ [Daily Record]

Charities may face criminal sanctions as ‘gagging law’ backdated before election [The Guardian]

Laying down the law for the real-life Star Wars: Scientists and lawyers draft the first legal manual for space warfare including rules on firing lasers and attacking satellites [Mail Online]

Dentist husband of missing Polish lawyer Renata Antczak charged with ‘conspiracy to administer a noxious substance’ [The Sun]

Unfaithful cat that spent secret nights in neighbour’s house can stay with new owner, Italian court rules [The Telegraph]

Apply to attend: The Legal Cheek and Shearman & Sterling General Election debate [Legal Cheek Hub]

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