Morning round-up: Tuesday 16 May

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Exclusive: Freshfields trainees bemoan lack of PA support as firm braces for low retention rate [Legal Cheek]

Tony Blair: Iraq war prosecution attempt goes back to court [The Guardian]

Police say missing lawyer mum is still in the UK but her husband insists she has fled to Poland to join a cult [The Sun]

Woman fined £1,000 for filming her relatives being sentenced in court [Wales Online]

Glasgow lawyer uses crowdfunding to challenge ‘rape clause’ [The Scotsman]

Man leaped out of dock to attack judge after being found guilty [Metro]

Law student claims to have found ‘glove’ in McDonald’s cheeseburger [Daily Star]

Trump lawyer Michael Cohen defends posting daughter’s lingerie picture [BBC News]

Thailand threatens to prosecute Facebook for running a video of the country’s heavily tattooed king walking through a shopping mall in a crop top [Mail Online]

Donald Trump should be impeached over Comey Firing, says Harvard constitutional law professor [Independent]

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

“They [Lib Dems] dishonoured one of their key pledges in the past, so what makes you think they’ll not do exactly the same again?” [Legal Cheek comments]

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