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Weekly round-up of the top legal blogosphere posts

Why Brexit won’t lead to a bonfire of human rights [The Spectator] (registration required)

A brief thread on the decision not to prosecute the driver involved in a collision on the A149, better known to some as Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh [The Secret Barrister]

New York, London, Paris,* Munich,. Everyone’s talking about… Linklaters [Lawyer Watch]

The evidence-free origins of the hostile environment [Prospect]

Are you a junior lawyer? Take this short survey on resilience and wellbeing [Legal Cheek Hub]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Sweeping new immigration regulations herald the end of free movement [Free Movement]

Losing the chance to litigate — impact of the Raleys ruling [Legal Futures]

When litigation becomes a ‘verbal brawl’: disclosure must be proportionate [Civil Litigation Brief]

How to: give a client bad news [The Law Society Gazette]

“In my experience the criminal bar is certainly one of the more progressive and diverse practice areas. There are plenty of female judges and counsel, certainly from the more recent call years. I’d certainly like to see a comparison with, say, the chancery bar.” [Legal Cheek comments]

LPC Law National Advocacy Competition 2019 [Legal Cheek Hub]

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