Morning round-up: Thursday 17 August

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

‘Tank chasing’ lawyer defends decision to sue British army over Iraq [Financial Times]

Suicide law student’s abusive boyfriend barred by university [STV News]

After Taylor Swift’s court sketch was mocked this week, check out the other celebrity howlers that are barely recognisable [The Sun]

Drama in court as woman sits in judge’s chair, puts her feet up and then ‘attacks staff’ who tried to stop her [Hull Daily Mail]

Donald Trump’s lawyer makes collage of himself with black people to show he isn’t racist [Independent]

‘Give me a good luck f**k and s**k’: Sordid messages All Blacks star sent mystery lawyer [Mail Online]

Senior Crown Prosecutor jailed for expenses fraud committed in bid to help indebted son [Legal Futures]

Law student found dead in car after being missing for almost a week [Above The Law]

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

“I’m sure he is a great head teacher and well done to him for changing careers. However, Newham Collegiate Sixth Form is extremely selective, I’m not sure his results are that impressive.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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