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The top legal affairs news stories from the weekend

Youth court system in ‘chaos’, says children’s commissioner [The Guardian]

When it was illegal for women to work in the law [BBC News]

£1bn Brit court digitisation scheme would be great … if Wi-Fi situation wasn’t “wholly inadequate” [The Register]

Amazon Echo customers could be in line for compensation over recordings, lawyer claims [The Telegraph]

High court to hear crowdfunded challenge to “begging fines” [The Guardian]

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Geoffrey Rush defamation appeal: Australian Daily Telegraph drops claim judge displayed bias [The Guardian]

Shrinking Big Four: KPMG to cull a tenth of its UK partners as part of overhaul [Financial Times]

She’s a repli-Kate! Royal-obsessed law student, 23, copies Middleton’s style with high street buys and even bought a £30 copy of the Duchess of Cambridge’s sapphire ring [Mail Online]

Legal Cheek global economy of the 2020s student events in Edinburgh and London this week [Legal Cheek Events]

“…my advice, maybe controversially, is to lessen the contact/trips home and try harder with making friends, getting involved in activities etc where you are to build a new life there — you’re going to be there for at least three years and you will never have as many chances to meet different people and try new things again.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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