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Weekly round-up of the top legal blogosphere posts

The collapse of Jonathan King’s trial raises questions about Surrey Police that go beyond disclosure failures [Barrister Blogger]

Guest post by Ryan Dowding: A Little Help From My Friends — Why Sajid Javid’s letter may have broken the law [The Secret Barrister]

Article 8 — a Twitter thread by David Allen Green [Twitter]

Secondments: still the new junior briefs? [Counsel Magazine]

Unduly Enlarging Scheme? [Cousnel of Perfection]

There is no need to panic: ‘fake news’ will ultimately lose [Financial Times] (registration required)

Should law firms be able to float? [Legal Cheek Journal]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

LawTech-Glossary (satire) [GitHub]

The High Court’s judgment in the Law Society’s judicial review of changes to the Litigators’ Graduated Fee Scheme [Criminal Bar Assocation]

Comment: Law firm IPOs still don’t make much sense (but soon could) [Legal Business]

Career conundrum: ‘I have training contract offers from Slaughter and May, Clifford Chance, Latham & Watkins and White & Case — which one do I accept?’ [Legal Cheek]

“Working in corporate law will suck the joy and humanity from you and leave you an empty husk of a person. Because you will practice law that contains virtually no human emotion or values at all you will become very, very boring and dead behind the eyes….” [Legal Cheek comments]

The Hearing — A Legal Podcast [iTunes]

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Ciaran Goggins

Wonder who the false rape accuser was in the Jonathan King case?


Casper I. Zajac

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Jose Jimenez

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