Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Thursday 31 August

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

National Crime Agency broke law by helping Thai police put two men on death row [BuzzFeed]

Secret Barrister: Why a new law is needed to stop mobile phones being shoved up women’s skirts [iNews]

Legal clerk bought two houses, a boat, cars and furniture using money stolen from solicitors [Manchester Evening News]

Brian White: ‘Genius’ who won place at Oxford University faces being deported [Evening Standard]

Solicitor misled court because judgement was “affected by personal relationship with client” [Legal Futures]

Court put in lockdown as dangerous ‘dirty protest’ prisoner appears in dock half naked [Daily Record]

Laughing gas is actually still legal after landmark court decision [Metro]

Bitcoin Foundation seeks legal protection from US currency regulation [Independent]

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

“There’s nothing to stop you qualifying in the Midlands and seeking a job in London at another firm later assuming you’re not planning to step between completely incomparable firms/practising experience. Given scarcity of TCs don’t be too quick to turn your nose up at it” [Legal Cheek comments]

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