Monday morning round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from the weekend

Fury as man is acquitted of raping teenage girl after her skimpy underwear is used as evidence against her in trial [Mail Online]

Theresa May’s Brexit plan would drop the UK into a legal black hole [The Telegraph]

This is how parents cope in court with no lawyer when access to their kids is at stake [BuzzFeed]

Police in talks to scrap “reasonable grounds” condition for stop and search [The Guardian]

The poppy and the law [The HR Director]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

#BlackGirlMagic: The 19 female judges making history in Texas [BBC News]

Some lawyers are unhappy with a new app that automates simple legal actions [Wall Street Journal]

Donald Trump’s executive order to limit asylum being challenged in court [The Independent]

Court challenge after Sri Lankan president dissolves parliament [The Guardian]

Clifford Chance releases lawtech training contract promo video [YouTube]

Student event: The growth of international law firms in the UK – with CMS in Sheffield [Legal Cheek]

DiversCity in Law 2018 [Legal Cheek Noticeboard]

“This idea of “public shaming” has got to stop. It’s absolutely ridiculous, and there should be some media regulation to stop it. No one has a sense of humour anymore.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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