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Weekly round-up of the top legal blogosphere posts

How English Law presumes you guilty, even if your conviction is quashed [Barrister Blogger]

There’s no presumption of innocence for the wrongly imprisoned [The Spectator]

Lord Pannick QC: An amazing amount has changed over a lifetime of covering law [The Times] (registration required)

Guest post by Joanna Hardy: Court closures and the cost of losing local justice [Secret Barrister]

Being a litigator ‘what I’d tell a younger me’: The Secret Barrister’s self-defence instructor — Sarah Robson [Civil Litigation Brief]

What modules are best for you? [The Almost Lawyers]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Professor Richard Moorhead: What is really being protected in the Linklaters case? [Legal Futures]

Case Law: Burgon v News Group, Shadow Secretary of State for Justice successful in libel action against ‘Nazi symbols’ allegation [Inforrm’s Blog]

The best blogs to help students through law school [The Guardian]

Book Review: Transparency in the family courts — publicity and privacy in practice [Pink Tape]

Opinion: Alabama executions — strictly a Christian affair [Alabama Political Reporter]

Yellow vests crisis: What are flash-balls and why haven’t they been banned? [Legal Cheek Journal]

“It’s a difficult one for everyone involved. From the SRAs perspective you can’t be seen to be allowing someone to be complicit in fraud / dishonesty EVEN when there is an element of bullying / etc. involved. I have the utmost sympathy for Ms Scott but I think the wider message here is to blow the whistle before getting involved in what is a crime of dishonesty.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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