Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Thursday 8 June

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Judge ‘lost the will to live’ after dementia diagnosis, inquest hears [The Guardian]

Labour candidate in Wimbledon faces SRA ‘dishonesty’ investigation [Evening Standard]

Judge calls off High Court trial into RBS rights issue [The Telegraph]

Inside Trump’s secretive immigration court: far from scrutiny and legal aid [The Guardian]

Bond Dickinson offers redundancies in Bristol following QBE panel loss [Legal Business]

In-house solicitor wins libel damages for ‘struck off’ claim [Legal Futures]

BBC defeats judge’s Twitter ban in Scottish court trial [Press Gazette]

Lawyer of Making a Murderer’s Steven Avery claims Teresa Halbach’s ex-boyfriend killed photographer in explosive new claims [The Sun]

Kellogg takes Australian tennis player to court over ‘Special K’ nickname [Eurosport]

Commercial Awareness Question Time: Inside the acquisition of Visa Europe — with Macfarlanes [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Medicine, education and law should all be taken out of the hands of Ministers, in the same way that the Bank of England operates. Politicians are too short sighted and lack the relevant expertise to be allowed to mess around with functions that are so vital to society.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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