Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Monday 19 June

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Why the Grenfell Tower tragedy needs a rapid public inquiry, not an inquest [The Guardian]

Two women feared dead in Grenfell Tower tragedy were threatened with legal action — after raising alarm about fire safety [The Mirror]

Why was law not updated? Former housing minister’s shock over government’s failure to update fire regulations which “could’ve saved residents’ lives” [Mail Online]

On “regulation” [Jack of Kent]

Vast majority of Northern Irish people back reform of “inhumane” abortion law, survey finds [The Independent]

Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow contradicts president on obstruction investigation [The Guardian]

Making A Murderer defense lawyer drops bombshell set to shake up Steven Avery murder case [The Sun]

Bill Cosby case: Judge declares mistrial after jury deadlock [BBC News]

Russia Today consider legal action over Emmanuel Macron “propaganda” comments [Channel 4 News]

“‘Passion is everything at the bar’ — no, it really isn’t.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

Commercial awareness event: Inside the acquisition of Visa Europe – with Macfarlanes [Legal Cheek Hub]