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Weekly round-up of the top legal blogosphere posts

A black partner’s perspective on why law firms are failing at diversity [Fortune]

Jonathan Sumption: Social distancing destroys our lives as social beings [The Spectator]

The Colston statue destroyers have no defence in law but they will never be convicted [Barrister Blogger]

Letters: lockdown life in prison is a scandal [The Guardian]

Guest blogpost by Henry Blaxland QC: Does the buck stop? Legal liability for death from Covid [Secret Barrister]

Opinion: a guided tour of UK quarantine law [Financial Times]

Secure your place: The Scottish Virtual Law Fair 2020

Chris Grayling’s failings: a catalogue of the former minister’s errors [The Guardian]

Race, racism and immigration in the United Kingdom: Black Lives Matter [Free Movement]

Confessions of a Former Bastard Cop [Medium]

Why the right to peacefully protest trumps (almost) everything [Law Society Gazette]

“I’ll save her the time. Regulation 11 of the Coronavirus (England) Regulations and section 64 of the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 specifically bar a private prosecution such as this. I’ll collect my £300,000 now please.” [Legal Cheek comments]

Legal Cheek is on TikTok! [TikTok]

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