Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Friday 2 June

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Company legal teams combine digital skills with law [Financial Times]

Five ways to build a reputation in law [The Guardian]

Could a legal loophole leave some EU migrants at risk of being deported after Brexit? [Independent]

Mark Webb’s sentence for perverting the course of justice was richly deserved and possibly too short [Barrister Blogger]

US travel ban goes to Supreme Court [BBC News]

JAC figures highlight solicitors’ struggle to make the bench [Law Gazette]

Lawyer rolls out Trump toilet paper [Bangkok Post]

A pro-Trump writer just sued a reporter for accusing her of making a ‘White Supremacist’ gesture [BuzzFeed News]

Lawyer gets 2 years in jail for killing dog [Above The Law]

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Liam Adams

Nice story on Terry Webb LC.
Now women know wot men face every day. Having uncorroborated evidence in criminal trials is a recipe for miscarriages of justice.

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Not Amused

The barrister blogger story is horrific and should be required reading for all lawyers and magistrates.

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Liam Adams

O my! For once I agree with you NA.
I have been sentenced to 16 years in prison, on the word of a woman alone, contrary to the Magna Carta. Truly horrific.

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