Tuesday morning round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from the long weekend

Criminal justice in England and Wales facing triple threat, lawyers say [The Guardian]

Diversity of criminal bar at risk as junior barristers forced to quit [The Guardian]

Coronavirus: Young people urged not to go to illegal raves — as police warn laws unenforceable [Sky News]

New Chinese law could stop sale of TikTok [Yahoo!]

Pc Harper’s widow seeks to clarify bounds for new law [The Telegraph]

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Facebook threatens to block Australians from sharing news in battle over landmark media law [The Guardian]

Serial killer Peter Moore “sent solicitor a Christmas card” [BBC News]

Dominic Raab under pressure to intervene over lawyer held in Croatia after lifting lid on Monaco financial scandal [The Telegraph]

Barcelona sack their own law firm for advising Lionel Messi on exit strategy [Joe]

The Key Deadlines Calendar [Legal Cheek]

“It amazes me how narrow-minded people can be to assume that because they found [the GDL] easy that means everyone must have found it easy. You might be smart but by God you must be hell to work with, ego the size of Jupiter.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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