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Morning round-up: Tuesday 20 March

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Poorest priced out of justice by legal aid rules, says Law Society [The Guardian]

MPs set to hear proposals for new law on upskirting that could land offenders two-year prison sentence [Evening Standard]

Nigel Farage: UKIP faces ‘real battle to survive’ over £175,000 legal costs [Sky News]

Linklaters completes magic circle retention season with 84% result [Legal Cheek]

Government to study Germany’s ‘Facebook law’ as social media crackdown looms [The Telegraph]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Master of the Rolls: More than four in ten of applications to Court of Appeal come from litigants in person [Legal Futures]

AI outpaces lawyers in reviewing legal documents, new study finds [AI News]

Nun says she has been left bankrupt by Katy Perry legal battle, relies on the Pope for groceries [The Telegraph]

British bondage fetish website KinkedIn issued with legal threat from LinkedIn [Birmingham Live]

Apply to attend: Secrets to Success — Leeds, with Pinsent Masons, Irwin Mitchell, Womble Bond Dickinson and Exchange Chambers at ULaw Leeds [Legal Cheek Hub]

“The problem here is law students are a narrow minded bunch. this is partly due to their entitlement (I’m a law student so I deserve a TC and to be a lawyer) and partly down to City firms huge grad rec budgets which mean they pop up on campus at every opportunity and make it difficult for law students to seek out other options.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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