Monday morning round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from the weekend

Birmingham pub bombing families to receive less in legal aid than coroner spent on PR team [The Telegraph]

Jamie Oliver faces legal action from ex-staff over lost wages [The Times]

Facebook lawyer says “there is no privacy” [NBC News]

Here’s why the Justice Department wants to go after Google [CNBC]

A lawyer explains how the persecution of Julian Assange could spectacularly backfire [The Canary]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Solicitor, 48, stressed from £100,000 debts leapt under train after “creditor poured paint over parents’ new BMW and slashed tyres” three weeks following his split with fianceé [Mail Online]

Legal document blames EU migrant policy for crimes against humanity [ABC News]

Sebastian Gorka clashes with human rights lawyer over Sadiq Khan’s stance on Trump visit [LBC]

Turkey judge suspended after criticising length of lawyer’s skirt in court [The Independent]

Woman banned from pooing in public has breached court order 20 times in two years [The Sun]

Legal Cheek student events in Leeds (Tuesday), Birmingham (11 June) and Reading (12 June) [Legal Cheek Events]

“The best preparation would be to get beaten up for 24 hours straight by two people wearing placards saying ‘client’ and ‘partner’. Then at the end of the pummelling, get them to throw dollar bills at you.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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