Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 17 April

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Syria strikes morally right and legal, Theresa May to tell MPs [Evening Standard]

Criminal defence solicitors may be extinct in five years, says Law Society [The Guardian]

EU to give judges power to seize terror suspect emails and texts [Financial Times]

UK lawyers to challenge Scotland’s Brexit Bill within 48 hours [The National]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

EU moves to bring in whistleblower protection law [The Guardian]

Ant McPartlin given biggest ever drink-drive fine as he is told to pay £86k [The Telegraph]

Stormy Daniels attends Trump lawyer court hearing over FBI search [BBC News]

An argument for why telling students to treat law school like a job is bad advice [Above The Law]

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

“Oh god, double-breasted jackets and three piece suits… why do some barristers think they have to dress and act like it’s 1959 in order to be taken seriously? So tedious. Sounds like they are training exclusively fogeyish chancery types (except they obviously all sport ‘fun’ pink socks).” [Legal Cheek comments]


Not Amused

The irony is that the FT and the Guardian are now reporting EU law in a desperate attempt to prove that the EU is amazing.

But during the referendum, they would never have reported these stories. During the referendum, the line was to pretend the EU hardly made any law at all – not to admit just how powerful it had become.

Because a benine dictator is still a dictator.



Leave Benin out of this.



‘benign’, NA.

Spelling test after court tomorrow.


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