Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Monday 8 January

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Do forgive us women if we don’t agree John Worboys has paid his debt [The Guardian]

Fears paedo Vanessa George and child grooming gang leader will be freed after black cab rapist John Worboys’ shock release [The Sun]

Victims of John Worboys may crowdfund legal action to keep cab field in jail — if he is not charged with more attacks [The Sun]

Three judges are among 12 lawyers being probed over suspected £15million legal aid swindle [Mail Online]

City trader whose cheating husband was awarded half of her £5.45m fortune when their four-year marriage ended says he “won the lottery” by having an affair as she challenges “out of date” legislation [Mail Online]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Universities could face legal action if they allow students to restrict free speech by banning speakers whose views they dislike [Mail Online]

A top BBC journalist has quit as China editor and accused the corporation of having a “secretive and illegal” pay culture [BuzzFeed]

Donald Trump suggests he wants US law to limit free speech in wake of publication of explosive new book [The Independent]

A legal renaissance, blockchain style [Coin Desk]

Cornerstone Barristers pupillage open evening on Thursday 11 January [Legal Cheek Hub]

“[31] is [young] if you are over 31. If you are not, your opinion is irrelevant, child.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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