Morning round-up: Thursday 21 December

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Stop believing all rape accusers: Top QC warns that police’s ‘rigid mindset’ may be behind sex case crisis that has seen two rape cases collapse [Mail Online]

Ex-Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman banned as solicitor after losing three day disciplinary hearing [East London Advertiser]

Police investigated over death of black law student who was restrained in van [Independent]

Government to introduce legal right to access high speed broadband by 2020 [The Telegraph]

Judges to revisit case of transgender Jewish woman refused right to see her children [The Guardian]

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Arthur Collins acid attack sentence ‘sends out a message’ [Newsbeat]

The European court is right to bring Uber down to earth [Financial Times]

Womble Bond Dickinson merges with Californian IP law firm [Global Legal Post]

Islamic instant divorce ‘not legal’ under EU law, says ECJ [BBC News]

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

“If this is true then it just proves that law firm recruitment process and their ‘choice of future partners’ is a joke and has always been.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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