Monday morning round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from the weekend

PM plans whole-life jail terms for more child killers [BBC News]

Two thugs who killed Garry Newlove got £15k in legal aid to try cut their prison sentences [The Sun]

Boris Johnson says he will ignore no-deal Brexit law as he compares leaving the EU to Incredible Hulk [iNews]

Liberal Democrats vote to ignore the referendum and STOP Brexit if Jo Swinson’s party wins a majority at the next general election as they seek to become the home of Remainers after a swathe of pro-EU defections [Mail Online]

The Future of Legal Education and Training Conference North — in Manchester [Legal Cheek]

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Brett Kavanaugh: Trump defends judge amid new misconduct claims [BBC News]

Apple has day in court over Irish tax bill [Financial Times]

Galliford Try and Balfour Beatty face £250m legal showdown with Scottish authorities [The Telegraph]

Are they going to show the rampant alcoholism, high divorce rates and stress-related illnesses at the Bar? [Legal Cheek Comments]

White-collar crime boutique firm seeks recently qualified lawyer to join its expanding team [Legal Cheek Noticeboard]

Student event: Life on the frontline of the global economy — with White & Case [Legal Cheek Events]

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