Monday morning round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from the weekend

Durham police chief calls for legalisation of cannabis in UK [The Guardian]

“More than 50” Tory MPs prepared to defy Theresa May to stop no-deal Brexit [The Independent]

Uber claims to have changed. A London judge will decide [New York Times]

Nine in 10 solicitors don’t understand stamp duty [The Telegraph]

Japanese law professor elected new judge at the International Court of Justice [UN News]

The good things the ‘pundits’ never tell you about the legal profession [Legal Business]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

How it feels to… change lives as a barrister [Sunday Times]

An immigration lawyer on what really happens to women seeking asylum [BuzzFeed]

Law student died after crashing car on Cardiff’s Newport Road at “twice the speed limit” [Wales Online]

Third six pupillages galore [Legal Cheek Jobs Noticeboard]

Last few places available: Secrets to Success Bristol — with Burges Salmon, RPC, St John’s Chambers and ULaw [Legal Cheek Hub]

Thoughts on the Big Four [Legal Cheek Comments]

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