Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Friday 6 April

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

The Secret Barrister: Bashing burglars and the law of self-defence [The Secret Barrister blog]

UK’s top 100 law firms grew by nearly eight per cent in the last quarter [City A.M.]

Government wasted £500k losing court battles over air quality, figures reveal [Huffington Post]

DLA Piper Ditches New Zealand Partner After #MeToo Claim []

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Judge who said ‘a drunk can consent’ in sex assault case cleared of misconduct [Vice]

How Making a Murderer is teaching US law students [BBC News]

University law students given glimpse of life as a Crown Court Judge [Ipswich Star]

Duffer Brothers say Stranger Things plagiarism law suit is ‘completely meritless’ [The Telegraph]

Female motorist turns up to court to face drink driving charges and says ‘hi’ to TV reporters — before awkwardly realising they are waiting for her [Mail Online]

Kalisher Paid Internship 2018 at the Criminal Cases Review Commission [Legal Cheek Hub]

“It is too steep a learning curve for mathematically inept and superficial corporate lawyers with no time or STEM backgrounds to understand (to even a workable level) concepts that are fundamental to the application of those fields in the legal space.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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