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The top legal affairs news stories from the weekend

Court asked to consider if PM’s Brexit delay tactic is lawful [BBC News]

Gina Miller: Rest assured, Boris Johnson won’t be allowed to ride roughshod over our laws [The Guardian]

David Allen Green: A thread on Johnson’s request for an extension under the Benn Act [Twitter]

Speaker John Bercow “strayed” from the law over Brexit, his deputy Eleanor Laing suggests [Sky News]

Liberty fails in legal bid aimed at preventing a no-deal Brexit [The Guardian]

Lord Pannick QC tells #r4today that he helped Oliver Letwin draft his amendment, but denies advising Letwin about political tactics [Twitter]

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Julian Assange’s legal fight against extradition to the US “could last six years and cost taxpayers £600,000” [Mail Online]

Fresh hope US diplomat’s wife Anne Sacoolas could be extradited to the UK as footage of her crashing into British motorcyclist Harry Dunn, 19, is among evidence handed to prosecutors [Mail Online]

“The Slaughter and May interview is made out to be like a ‘chat’ but if you actually have the interview…” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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