Monday morning round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from the weekend

The former Justice Secretary’s lonely last stand against the rise of populism in British politics [BuzzFeed]

10 things you should know about the London Bridge attacker and “early release” [The Secret Barrister]

Usman Khan’s lawyer has admitted that the terrorist could have deceived him and the authorities by appearing to have turned his back on radical Islam [The Times]

Judges put a lethal menace on our streets to arm himself and slaughter two innocent people [The Sun]

The Supreme Court hears its first gun-rights case in a decade [The Economist]

An artist whose workshops were postponed by Oxford Brookes university after the LGBT+ society condemned her views as “trans-exclusionary” is threatening legal action [Pink News]

Model takes legal action after Miss World ban for being a mum [Sky News]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Facebook bows to Singapore’s fake news law with post “correction” [BBC News]

Poles protest over rule of law after judge suspended [Reuters]

Abortion should be a medical matter, not a criminal one. The law needs to change [The Guardian]

Legal storm clouds gather over Rudy Giuliani, America’s tarnished mayor [The Guardian]

Norton Rose Fulbright is recruiting for its innovation-focused graduate scheme [Legal Cheek Noticeboard]

Final Legal Cheek student event of the year: Secrets to Success Leeds — with Squire Patton Boggs, Kings Chambers, Womble Bond Dickinson and ULaw [Legal Cheek Events]

“Pensions is the most presitigious area. All other area are merely chump areas for non-intellectual heavyweights.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

“Those at shops at the top end of the list might be paid very handsomely, but damn, working 9 – 9 every day sounds unbelievably shit.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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