Morning round-up: Tuesday 14 November

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Brexit: Theresa May’s plan to fix date of Britain’s EU withdrawal into law is ‘thoroughly stupid’, says leading Tory rebel [The Independent]

UK risks mass exodus of EU academics post-Brexit, finds report [The Guardian]

Putting a price on the rule of law [Financial Times]

US billionaire used Britain’s secret legal system to gag The Sun from identifying him after arrest for rape [The Sun]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Lord Hutchinson of Lullington obituary [The Guardian]

Only a quarter of UK law firms are ready for GDPR, study shows [Computer Weekly]

France to reassess child sex laws after controversial cases [BBC News]

Donald Trump nominates lawyer who has never tried a case for lifetime federal judgeship [The Independent]

Judge who told jurors she ‘did not believe the victim was raped at all’ is reprimanded [Dallas News]

DiversCity in Law 2017: A commercial law graduate recruitment event for LGBT candidates. Apply to attend [DiversCity in Law]

“This is the thin edge of the wedge. There will be a lot of senior barristers and chambers management holding crisis meetings this week. More and more of these stories will break.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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