Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 13 September

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Judge attacks Department for Work and Pensions for failing to tackle benefits cheats [The Telegraph]

Aussie law firm Slater & Gordon steps up its legal fight in Quindell spat [Evening Standard]

Judge who stole £780,000 from clients at his law firm to fund a lavish lifestyle with trips to Barbados is ordered to pay back £50,000 while his ex-lover has to cough up just £1 [Mail Online]

Lawyer investigating death of Cambridge student killed in Egypt disappears as he attempts to leave country [The Telegraph]

Half of rape jurors make guilty verdict before deliberation [Global Legal Post]

Bolton Council decision to award Asons Solicitors £300,000 grant was ‘legal and appropriate’ [Bolton News]

Chatbot pioneer to bring Equifax small claims service to UK ‘in weeks’ [Legal Futures]

Supreme court sides with Trump on refugee policy in travel ban case [The Guardian]

Cristiano Ronaldo hires Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho’s lawyer to help with tax fraud allegations [The Sun]

A Canadian judge jokingly wore Trump’s hat in court — a judicial council didn’t find it funny [Washington Post]

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

“What about all the new regional hubs being created by City firms — aren’t they thriving?” [Legal Cheek comments]

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18 Comments

Anonymous

the reaction to the “trump” travel ban is hysterical…..it was first done by Obama on an intelligence – led basis….i.e. it was backed up by evidence……..strange that Pakistan is not on the list …it should be …

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Anonymous

Land of the free

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Anonymous

108.9

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Anonymous

Copycat.

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The Copycat

You let it slide yesterday. The second day in a row you snapped. Victory.

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Anonymous

Nope, just lolled at someone being sad enough to copy and want to be me.

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The Copycat

Sad enough to copy – yes.
Want to be you – no.

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Anonymous

Enjoy your £20k a year paraweasel job, son.

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Anonymous

I’m on 6 figs and I have never earned under 30k in my life, you jabroni.

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Anonymous

100k+ and on a student website. Yeah right.

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Anonymous

Considering I was only a student just over 2 years ago…

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Anonymous

Bold claim.

No proof.

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Anonymous

Direct me toward whatever hut you live in and I’ll come make it rain 50s on you.

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Anonymous

I’m at your mum’s later. Bring the evidence there for 9pm.

Anonymous

See you at the graveyard then

Anonymous

The Conservative-supporting judge in the first “news” item should try criticising the DWP for causing the United Nations to find the UK guilty of ‘grave and systematic’ abuses of disabled people’s human rights.

That’s where the real shame lies.

…oh, hang on, it’s the Torygraph.

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Anonymous

The UN talks all sorts of fucking stupid drivel.

Finding that Julian Assange has been wrongly imprisoned in the Ecuadorian embassy by the UK is one excellent example. Even the left were embarrassed by that.

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Anonymous

What the duck has that got to do with the properly carried out, reasoned, evidenced, impartial inquiry that I referenced? Try to focus.

But yeah, I can understand why you’re so embarrassed by the UK’s vile treatment of the most vulnerable – I’d be embarrassed too if I were such a cowardly bully.

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