Morning round-up

Monday morning round-up

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

Why did lawyers try to cancel me over trans rights? [The Spectator] (free, but registration required)

Boris Johnson planning law and order blitz to reboot his flagging government [The Sun]

Leave granted for lawyer to appeal Oxford life sentence [Oxford Mail]

Tories bracing for blue-on-blue court battle between donor and former MP [The Telegraph]

Cuts to legal aid leave tenants with rent arrears exposed to eviction [Financial Times]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Legal Age Of Marriage Set To Be Raised To 18 In England And Wales [UniLad]

Trophy hunters face seven years’ jail as stars urge support for new law [Mirror]

Britney Is Free But More Legal Action Is Ahead [Bloomberg Law]

“I find it unlikely that they would let you do this. Most firms have one ‘secondment’ seat – usually the fourth seat in the training contract.” [Legal Cheek comments]

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1 Comment

Twitter Is For Narcissists

Oh Naomi. You haven’t been ‘silenced’ or ‘cancelled’, as you freely write on your blog, Spectator opinion piece, Twitter, The Lawyer and regularly speak at conferences. Thank you for reminding us how popular you are.

Please accept that we live in a world where some people aren’t going to agree with your views. Conference organisers are free to invite whoever they want to speak. So if they choose not to invite you to their ‘party’, that’s life I’m afraid.

Rejection can be hard in life. But you cannot expect to live in a world where you MUST be invited everywhere and have everyone sing your praises.

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