Morning round-up: Tuesday 1 August

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Iraq War: Bid to prosecute Tony Blair rejected by High Court [BBC News]

‘She’s not talking to a priest’: Princess Diana tapes maker’s lawyer defends client’s sale of private confessions [The Telegraph]

Evacuated tower block resident in court over decision to move her back [The Guardian]

Supreme Court Judge: Saviours of workers? [Spiked]

Why was this “child sex gang leader” released from prison 17 years early? [The Secret Barrister]

Ready for robot lawyers? How students can prepare for the future of law [The Guardian]

Cristiano Ronaldo appears before Spanish court to answer questions over alleged £13m tax fraud [The Telegraph]

Anthony Scaramucci fired by White House, killed off by Harvard Law School [Above The Law]

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

“Personally my impression of Durham has always been that it is for posh kids who wanted the Oxbridge drinking society/rugby team culture but didn’t fancy the hard academic work, or simply couldn’t get in. I would regard UCL as second best to Oxbridge, and LSE and Bristol as better than Durham.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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