Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Monday 7 August

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

UK data protection laws to be overhauled [BBC News]

Increase in female magistrates could mask decline in diversity [The Guardian]

Pro-Iraqi law firm slammed after suing Britain and Denmark over the same alleged war crimes [The Sun]

WannaCry hack hero in court as experts accuse US government of “bizarre and very problematic prosecution” [The Independent]

Sasha Wass QC IPSO adjudication upheld against Mail on Sunday [Mail Online]

The dress code for visitors to Long Lartin prison makes dressing for Royal Ascot seem easy [Barrister Blogger]

National Trust for Scotland threatens firm with legal action for using Glencoe name [The Telegraph]

Cheeky prisoner says sorry after baring his bum at Teesside’s top judge [Gazette Live]

Teenage rape victim pens powerful letter after her attacker walked free from court [Metro]

Legal robots deployed in China to help decide thousands of cases [The Telegraph]

“Spoiled brats, you want the money, you sweat for it. Now back to work!” [Legal Cheek Comments]

BPTC & LPC graduates sought for County Court Advocate roles: Immediate start [Legal Cheek Hub]



I’ll just change them lines:
I don’t care about our different ages
Coz I can get me absolute discharges


Vera Baird Sympathiser

Vera Baird! Vera Baird!
Get Maggie Scott!


Old Timer

Well done LC.
The most lenient sentence I ever achieved for a technical rape like this was a conditional discharge. Is an absolute discharge for rape a precedent?


Destroyer of Rape Trials

Old Timer. I managed 3 cautions, but I think an absolute discharge trumps all.


Professor Pat Pending

Why are you guys talking law on LC?


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