Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 11 October

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Oxford educated Freshfields lawyer was shot dead with a sawn-off shotgun outside a Berlin bar by a German neo-Nazi in a cowboy hat who ‘hated foreigners’, inquest hears [Mail Online]

Two-year-old girl gives evidence in UK abuse case [The Guardian]

Asda equal pay case: The landmark legal battle that could stop women in the UK being paid less than men [Independent]

Torture survivors were wrongly imprisoned, High Court rules [Huffington Post]

Condom-detecting fingerprint test ‘to be used in court’ [BBC News]

Harvey Weinstein could face serious legal trouble over sexual assault allegations [BuzzFeed News]

Law student receives brutal beatdown before being robbed [Above The Law]

Insurtech Jargon 101: What does it all mean? [Trainees Take on Business Blog]

Bristol student event: Infrastructure: the next growth area for lawyers — with Burges Salmon [Legal Cheek Hub]

“Excellent. Lots of taxpayer money for some nice swanky new courts for economic crime, fraud, chancery and commercial stuff. Rather less taxpayer money for a functioning court system to deal with all the less commercially exciting stuff. And as little taxpayer money for a basic legal aid system…” [Legal Cheek comments]

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