Monday morning round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from the weekend

Legal loophole that allowed Anjem Choudary to leave jail early will be closed, minister says [The Telegraph]

Labour MPs plot ‘ambush’ to reform Northern Ireland abortion laws [The Observer]

Making a Murderer lawyer Kathleen Zellner is true crime’s new star [BBC News]

Westminster paedophile accuser appears in court charged with lying to police over “sex abuse ring” [The Independent]

Ex-police chief Bernard Hogan-Howe calls for review into cannabis law [Sky News]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Court of Appeal decision due in Morrisons data leak compensation case [ITV News]

Julian Assange: Wikileaks co-founder to take legal action against Ecuador [BBC News]

Brett Kavanaugh: Witches placed mass hex on Supreme Court Justice during New York protest ritual [The Independent]

Man bragged to a friend that he “banged” his girlfriend in court loos while on trial for theft [The Sun]

Student event: Commercial Awareness Question Time — with Burges Salmon in Bristol. Apply to attend [Legal Cheek]

BPTC & LPC graduates sought for paid County Court Advocate civil advocacy roles [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I think the SRA approach to this was troubling and political. Whatever the political or moral views of others regarding the Defendants, I find it alarming that solicitors were prosecuted (In the regulatory sense) for expressing support and/or conviction in the factual case of their clients at a press conference.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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