Morning round-up: Wednesday 20 December

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Metropolitan Police order review of all ongoing rape cases after second trial collapses [The Telegraph]

Three judges sue Ministry of Justice for race discrimination [The Guardian]

Oxford law student’s custody death: Plea for transparency [BBC News]

Lawyer wrongly accused of possessing indecent images of children describes three years of ‘living hell’ [Independent]

Arthur Collins’ victim ‘feels violated by lawyers who used her social media snaps to claim she had recovered from horrific injuries’ [Mirror]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Being a sex worker does not mean you can’t have a private life, says judge as he grants escort an injunction [The Telegraph]

Criminal justice system is an ‘old boys’ network’, says solicitor [newsbeat]

Lawyer accused of trying to film porno with inmates called ‘Girls in Jail’ [Metro]

What makes lawyers happy? It’s not what you think [Forbes]

‘You really should be a lawyer!’ Kim Kardashian’s attorney persuades her to pursue law… as star declares she’ll be an intern ‘when things slow down’ [Mail Online]

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

“The good thing about secondments is learning from clients that law firms just form part of their supply chain. It’s a grounding experience.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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