Morning round-up: Monday 16 April

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Syria bombing is “legally questionable”, says Jeremy Corbyn [Facebook]

Read the full legal case for the British government’s strikes in Syria [The Telegraph]

Syria air strikes: Were they legal? [BBC News]

After rape trials, is the court of public opinion now trumping the law? [The Guardian]

Disabled people lose legal aid in 99% of benefits disputes [The Guardian]

Portugal passes law to let trans people self-identify their legal gender [Pink News]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Small and medium law firms bullish as net profits surge again [The Law Society]

London law firms are divided over true gender pay gap [Bloomberg]

Rail firm threatens legal action against passenger who mocked their poor service [The Telegraph]

Prominent lawyer in fight for gay rights dies after setting himself on fire in Prospect Park [New York Times]

F-LEX are recruiting paralegals in Manchester and the North West [Legal Cheek Hub]

Prime Minister Jeremy Corbyn will redistribute the wages of the highly paid trainees who luck out in the rigged job market [Legal Cheek Comments]

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