Morning round-up: Friday 23 June

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

London council to take legal advice after tests reveal wrong panels fitted to tower blocks [Independent]

Conservative party call centre ‘may have broken election law’ [The Guardian]

European Court of Justice ruling could open floodgates for spurious vaccination claims [The Telegraph]

Brexit: Article 50 is an ‘illusion’ and was never actually triggered, argues leading barrister [Independent]

Solicitor Lutfur Rahman loses High Court appeal against election ban [BBC News]

Mother accused of sympathising with Isis terrorists wins High Court battle against council bosses [Evening Standard]

Law student used misleading explicit photos to trick teen into meeting him at hotel before blindfolding and sexually assaulting her [Mirror]

‘El Chapo’ to sue Netflix over series [Mail Online]

‘Making a Murderer’ defendant Brendan Dassey gets big victory in federal court [USA Today]

Lawyers and the fourth industrial revolution — with Pinsent Masons [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Custodial seems a bit harsh. A hefty fine and a slap on the wrists, coupled with the shame and reputational destruction which will arise out of this, would be enough to punish and deter.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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