Morning round-up: Tuesday 20 February

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Tory deletes ‘spy’ tweet about Jeremy Corbyn after legal threat [The Guardian]

Lauri Love’s lawyer says US won’t appeal extradition ruling [Bloomberg]

Carillion investors considered legal action [Economia]

Law firm clerk who funded luxury lifestyle through credit card scam avoids jail [Manchester Evening News]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Suspension for solicitor convicted of texting client in prison [Legal Futures]

Cannabis to become legal? Weed bill set for UK parliament this week [RT]

Shocking moment man helps teenage phone thief escape from court minutes after he was sentenced to jail so they could go and play snooker [Mail Online]

Liam Payne ‘seeks legal advice’ as rumours swirl he’s split with Cheryl [Metro]

West Brom players look set to avoid legal action after taxi was stolen [BBC Sport]

Wanted: Legal Research Assistant to Philip Rainey QC & Michael Walsh [Legal Cheek Hub]

“The strikers will already be losing their pay on strike days. Those striking workers do not need to directly compensate students. It’s up to the universities to decide what they do with the windfall they receive from not having to pay striking workers.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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