Morning round-up: Wednesday 25 April

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

English justice ‘hanging on by fingernails’, warns top judge [The Guardian]

‘Upskirting’ law change could be implemented, Justice Secretary David Gauke signals [Evening Standard]

Tory Lord says keeping EU law in UK after Brexit would cause constitutional outrage [Express]

British lawyer twins, 37, face up to three years in Dubai jail after being charged with drunkenly assaulting a policewoman and ‘cursing Arab women’ [Mail Online]

Law firms expect job cuts due to artificial intelligence [The Stack]

Alfie Evans can return home, judge rules — but he can’t go to Italy for treatment [The Telegraph]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

How realistic is new drama The Split on BBC1? Princess Diana’s divorce lawyer separates the fact from fiction [Radio Times]

Madonna loses legal fight to stop sale of hair, underwear and Tupac breakup letter [The Guardian]

‘If this happened in Sudan we’d hang the killers’: Family of law student, 18, who was stabbed to death attack Britain’s ‘soft’ justice [Mail Online]

Man blinded law student with pool cue, court hears [Oxford Mail]

Leading criminal defence practice in Kent seeks criminal lawyer [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I totally agree with the principle that students should have a reduced charge for a reduced service. However, for the UK and EU students, any refund might mean a slight reduction to the balance of a student loan. Many students won’t pay back their loan balance before it’s written off anyway. Not much to gain.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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