Monday morning round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from the weekend

EU preparing to delay Brexit until at least July [The Guardian]

Inside the US law firm building the most expensive team in UK legal history [City AM]

Man loses court fight over wife’s “flirtatious” kisses on text messages [Sky News]

Trump’s attorney general pick raises fears of a president above the law [The Guardian]

University lecturer has ‘no legal right to be anti-PC’ after claims he was ‘hounded out’ by left-wing colleagues [The Telegraph]

Scots defamation law review amid growth of social media [BBC News]

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Legal proceedings launched against government over voter ID trials [The Independent]

Teenager launches legal campaign to get British government to provide free menstrual products in schools [Evening Standard]

Bogus barrister who conned firm out of £14k faces more court hearings [Gloucestershire Live]

Event this Thursday evening: Junior lawyer workshop and social — life in US firms in London, with Kirkland & Ellis, Quinn Emanuel and Skadden [Legal Cheek Events]

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