Monday morning round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from the weekend

Kate Maltby: When a woman sought justice on harassment, the Lords closed ranks [The Guardian]

Prosecutors leave Bloody Sunday veterans in legal limbo [The Telegraph]

Why the draft withdrawal agreement may be the only responsible option [Jack of Kent]

Business leaders call for law change on mental health in workplace [ITV News]

Rapper 2 Milly considers legal action against Epic over Fortnite dance emote [PC Gamer]

Hong Kong protesters go on trial as fight for democracy continues [The Guardian]

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Surge in number of solicitors withdrawing from legal aid rota [ITV News]

Why the Trump administration stepped up pursuit of Julian Assange [SBS News]

A Gloucestershire Brexit supporter failed in a bid to avoid a conviction by citing obscure Australian case law and arguing police are “badly trained dummies” [Gloucestershire Live]

Making A Murderer: Steven Avery’s lawyer reveals shocking “truth” about trial [The Mirror]

Customer success manager sought for London-based legal tech start-up [Legal Cheek Jobs]

Legal Cheek’s latest student event is with CMS in Sheffield tomorrow evening — Apply to attend [i am going]

“The #metoo movement is going to remove quite a few people in the legal profession… and I dare say it’s long overdue.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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