Morning round-up: Friday 22 December

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Brexit: Secret legal advice on whether Article 50 can be revoked could be revealed in Commons vote [Independent]

Why does police mishandling of evidence only make headlines in rape cases? [The Guardian]

Warrington judge’s ‘whistleblowing’ court bid fails [BBC News]

Dyson settles legal battle with former chief executive [Financial Times]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Clydesdale Bank faces legal action over alleged mis-selling of loans [The Telegraph]

Former Plymouth solicitor jailed for drug offences after teenager Nathan Wood drowned in river [The Herald]

Meet the lawyer trying to make big oil pay for climate change [Vice]

‘I’m not Santa!’ Judge leaves burglar in no doubt he’s on the naughty list as he rejects Christmas goodwill plea and jails him [Daily Post]

Technology: Disrupting the law and lawyers with Travers Smith [Legal Cheek Hub]

“A ludicrous and outdated system long past it’s sell by date. Why in an age of equality do ostensibly rational, intelligent and educated people still want to have a badge of royal patronage?” [Legal Cheek comments]

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