Weekend round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories of the weekend

Judges should not give anonymity to celebrities already named on social media, Supreme Court judge says [The Telegraph]

Stella Creasy’s abortion law campaign showed practical politics at its best [The Guardian]

Corbyn pledges law to let staff keep 100% of their tips [Sky News]

Chatbots join the legal conversation [Financial Times]

Scottish judge rejects attempt to get ruling on UK stopping Brexit [The Guardian]

Bar votes on £15m offer to end legal aid boycott [Law Society Gazette]

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BBC’s lawyer bill in court case against Sir Cliff Richard hits £153,000 [The Sun]

Top lawyer blocks pro-Hezbollah terror march in his wheelchair [Jewish News]

Norway-style deal with EU will not prevent Northern Ireland hard border, shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer warns [The Independent]

Parisians queue for cannabis after softening of drug laws [The Telegraph]

Event this Thursday: How to make it as a barrister, with Cornerstone, Hardwicke, Radcliffe, Serjeants’ Inn, LPC Law and ULaw [Legal Cheek Hub]

BPTC & LPC graduates sought to work as County Court Advocates. Immediate start! [Legal Cheek Hub]

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Bite back b*tch.


Corbyn. Sympathiser

“Criminal breaks the law, pleaded guilty and goes away for it” isn’t news. It especially isn’t news when his sentencing wasn’t over the weekend. I hope this has been helpful.


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