Monday morning round-up

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The top legal affairs news stories from this morning and the weekend

Government eyes legal requirement for NHS staff to be vaccinated [City A.M.]

‘I vomited when I faced my abuser in court after being refused legal aid — even though he controlled my money’ [iNews]

‘Syringe spiking’ reports won’t be properly probed by cops due to ‘institutional misogyny’, fears top lawyer [The Sun]

Is the European Court of Justice about to unravel? [The Spectator] (free, but registration required)

Experts predict the legal fallout from the Alec Baldwin prop gun shooting [Los Angeles Times]

Drink-driving lawyer who blamed friend’s herbal tea is freed after just two weeks in jail [Cheshire Live]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Criminals targeting home buyers to steal payments, lawyers warn [Independent]

I’m a law student but everyone assumes I’m an ‘airhead’ because I’m hot & blonde [The Sun]

Spanish queen’s sister welcomes first child with Belfast-born lawyer Gavin Bonnar [Belfast Telegraph]

21 Lawyers Shared The Most Shocking Cases They’ve Ever Had To Work On, And I’m Flabbergasted [BuzzFeed]

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