Monday morning round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from the weekend

The realities of politics and the judiciary [Financial Times]

What kind of a country have we become when arrogant bullying is seen as the proper function of Ministers? Ex-Supreme Court judge LORD SUMPTION denounces No10’s rule of muddle and authoritarianism [Mail Online]

Coronavirus: Support grows for rebel MPs over law [BBC News]

UK barrister mistaken for defendant calls for compulsory anti-racism training [The Guardian]

The looming legal minefield of working from home [Financial Times]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Amy Coney Barrett: Who is Trump’s Supreme Court pick? [BBC News]

Black barrister tells David Lammy racial discrimination must be confronted [LBC]

TikTok: US judge set to rule on ban preventing new downloads of app [The Guardian]

THIS WEDNESDAY: Banking & finance insight: the transition away from LIBOR — with Norton Rose Fulbright [Legal Cheek]

“A lot of LC readers don’t seem to get those £400-600k pep numbers seen within the top 20 British firms usually takes 20+ years to reach in the lockstep system. Even then it’s not guaranteed.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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