Monday morning round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from the weekend

Ministry Of Justice staff called a BuzzFeed journalist “crazy” and a “bitch” after she published a leaked report [BuzzFeed News]

The Secret Barrister: Don’t be distracted by the anti-legal aid stories of the Jack Shepherd case — the real legal aid villains are the government [iNews]

Children are at risk because judges cannot rule on violence early enough [The Guardian]

Will Meghan return to Suits? Bosses want her back for ‘one last’ episode which could land her a multi-million pound donation for charity [Mail Online]

Divorce settlements may see time limits imposed on annual maintenance payments [iNews]

Ignoring the difference between legal and illegal immigration penalises migrants who play by the rules [The Telegraph]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Katie Glass: my trans-Mongolian train ride with ‘Judge’ Rinder [The Times] (£)

RBG review — judge for yourself [The Guardian]

Former chiefs of UK’s nuclear body launch legal action over Magnox fiasco [City A.M.]

Teacher who fed puppy to snapping turtle found not guilty of animal cruelty [RT]

“It’s better that politicians come out and say when they got it wrong than not do so. But it’s hard not to be galled by the glibness of statements like this (and Nigel Evans’ similar change of heart) — these cuts literally ruined countless people’s lives. Oops!” [Legal Cheek comments]

Event: Junior lawyer workshop and social — life in US firms in London [Legal Cheek Events]

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