Morning round-up: Tuesday 3 April

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The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Director of public prosecutions Alison Saunders to stand down [BBC News]

How burglary, violent crime and shoplifting all rose under Alison Saunders’ leadership as police pursued historic sex offences and journalists [The Telegraph]

The UK justice system is in meltdown. When will the government act? [The Guardian]

Legal aid: Barristers to strike over “relentless cuts” [BBC News]

All MPs to be sent Secret Barrister book after campaign [The Guardian]

Former Catalan Minister Clara Ponsati raises £225k for legal fees [The Scotsman]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Legal challenge to decision to award British passport contract to continental firm [Sky News]

Amal Clooney takes on another high-profile legal case [Harper’s Bazaar]

Stormy Daniels’ lawyer vows to “boil” Donald Trump “like a frog in a saucepan” [Metro]

Aspiring barrister from Newham urges young people with his background to consider a law career [Newham Recorder]

“Criminal barristers should be paid roughly equivalent to doctors, by seniority.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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

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