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Weekly round-up of the top legal blogosphere posts

Now young lawyers can sleep while the robots work [Financial Times]

Training to be a solicitor: how to write a successful application [The Guardian]

Brexit as a Revolutionary Constitutional Moment [UK Constitutional Law Association blog]

How old are our prisons? [Russell Webster blog]

No judicial bias when evidence given by way of song [Civil Litigation Brief]

How freedom of expression in academia is under threat from academics themselves [Inforrm’s Blog]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Embarrassing? Maybe — but Slater and Gordon has to move on [Law Society Gazette]

Hazing is prevalent at many law firms [Above The Law]

Conference Sketch — Thousands flock to law tech showcase but echo chamber concerns creep in [Legal Business]

Closing the legal gap through technology [Legal Futures]

“When I was young (long before social media), I was always advised never to mention to a client what your religion was or how you voted, as it will alienate some clients. You are of course entitled to have political or religious opinions, but it was wise advice to keep them to yourself.” [Legal Cheek comments]

Commercial Awareness Question Time Manchester — with Linklaters, Hill Dickinson, Irwin Mitchell, Pinsent Masons and Barbri [iamgoing]

Jobs, jobs, jobs! [Legal Cheek Noticeboard]

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Ciaran Goggins

Nobody reads the Gruaniad.

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Gillard case about her leaking stuff to Legal Cheek:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/5daeeb3840f0b609bbcd30ab/Miss_K_Gillard_vs_Goldsmith_Chambers__Services__Ltd_-_Res_Judgment.pdf

169. … She knew full well that it was she who had spoken to this publication, described by counsel for the respondent as the “legal gutter press” and accepted by the claimant as
being “bad, but not that bad”.

170. We find that the claimant lied about the matter and was deceptive.

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