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Weekly round-up of the top legal blogosphere posts

Violence and death threats. Legal aid lawyers are put at risk by media lies. [Minted Law]

Interview: Lord McNally — ‘We had to cut legal aid. It’s not a bottomless pit’ [The Guardian]

Janet Commins: How police caught her killer after 41 years [BBC News]

Man prosecuted over ‘No Shit’ comment [Magistrates’ Blog]

Open letter to Max Hill QC from the CBA [Criminal Bar Association]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Moving with the times: what I witnessed as legal editor [The Times]

Mental health first aid and the law [Legal Futures]

A Black Partner Responds to GCs on Law Firm Diversity [The American Lawyer]

“This decision is beyond inhumane. I agree with the general principle: that dishonesty should result in a strike-off save in exceptional circumstances. However, given this decision and the recent decision in SRA v James, one can’t help feeling that decision makers are now defining ‘exceptional circumstances’ so narrowly as to render it all but meaningless.” [Legal Cheek comments]

Secrets to Success (lawtech special edition) — with Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, Gowling WLG, Pinsent Masons, PwC and RPC [Legal Cheek Hub]

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