Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 23 January

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Stay silent during rape and attackers may assume consent, warns DPP [The Guardian]

Review finds UK discrimination law requires fundamental reform [Financial Times]

Business booms for privacy experts as landmark data law looms [Reuters]

High flying British barrister’s son ‘raped student, 20, while she slept at his parents’ luxury Manhattan apartment’ as he celebrated his 22nd birthday [Mail Online]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Top Swiss cryptocurrency lawyer questions ‘stupid’ ICO structure [Business Insider]

Solicitor struck off for taking money from vulnerable clients while acting as their deputy [Legal Futures]

Chelsea racism allegations: four more players to take legal action against club [The Guardian]

Biglaw firm rebrands and the new logo Is… let’s just say ‘unconventional’ [Above The Law]

Bonkers Texas judge tells court ‘God’ had already told him sex trafficker who kidnapped teen girl is innocent… but jury finds the sicko guilty anyway [The Sun]

Leeds student event: Technology and the future of legal practice — with Womble Bond Dickinson [Legal Cheek Hub]

State school tours, yes, all here for it. But its all great and dandy touring non-Russell Group Universities telling them to go into a field that does’t look for them and applying to City firms and chambers that won’t even give them a second thought! [Legal Cheek comments]

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