Monday morning round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from the weekend

Legal challenge planned after rape victims told to hand over mobile phones [Evening Standard]

Hadley Freeman: Kim Kardashian’s budding law career takes celebrity hubris to a whole new level [The Guardian]

Man who robbed his brother shouts that his own lawyer “lied” in court [Bristol Live]

London broker is offloading cannabis stocks on legal advice [Bloomberg]

Julian Assange’s legal battles have only just begun [CNN]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

JPMorgan bans staff from Brunei-owned hotels over gay law [Financial Times]

Elon Musk agrees to have his tweets pre-approved by a lawyer after causing financial chaos with reckless posts [The Sun]

Human rights lawyer who defends Muslim women who remove headscarves in public is sentenced to 148 lashes and 38 years in jail in Iran [Mail Online]

Hong Kong: Thousands protest against China extradition law [BBC News]

Kalisher Paid Internship 2019 at the Criminal Cases Review Commission [Legal Cheek Noticeboard]

Win a return flight to New York: ‘My US Legal Icon’ Vlogging Prize — applications close this Tuesday at midnight [Legal Cheek]

“Genuinely, I think we partly do this to ourselves – esp in litigation. We are so unpleasant and aggressive with each other, we have to expect that’s going to cause damage on the receiving end.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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