Monday morning round-up

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

Meet the ‘feminazi’ lawyer exposing sexism in the legal system [The Times] (£)

Suella Braverman says lawyers who help migrants cheat the system should be jailed [Mail Online]

UK law firms threaten to halt work on asylum cases without higher pay offer [Financial Times] (£)

Prison lawyers warn more will quit if legal aid fees not raised in England and Wales [Guardian]

Two men jailed for murdering aspiring lawyer [BBC News]

Musk’s X to pay legal bills of people ‘unfairly treated’ for posting on platform [Reuters]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

I ditched my job as a barrister to move to the seaside and make dog biscuits [Yorkshire Post]

Graduate who captured hearts on TikTok after breaking down in tears when finding out she’d qualified as a barrister reveals the moment she wore her wig and gown for the first time [Mail Online]

From ‘Mr President’ to ‘Mr’: strongman Donald Trump cut down to size in court [Guardian]

Conviction Reversed Over Judge’s Remark That Black Man ‘Looks Like a Criminal’ [New York Times]

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