Monday morning round-up

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

‘Lewd’ lawyer wins right to challenge disbarment [The Times] (£)

A Slapps law could affect anyone, not just the rich and powerful [The Guardian]

Ministry of Justice set to introduce new law on litigation funding [City A.M.]

Still ‘no evidence’ that Rwanda is a safe country, warns Law Society [iNews]

Rishi Sunak’s ‘sinister’ reference to ‘reading the riot act to the police’, human rights lawyer says [Sky News]

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UK bolsters crypto law enforcement efforts with new bill passage [Crypto News]

What happened to Fawziyah Javed? Tragic true story of the pregnant lawyer who helped jail her abusive husband from beyond the grave is explored in Channel 4 documentary The Push [Mail Online]

Did Moscow order the death of the oligarchs’ London lawyer? [Independent] (£)

Canada lawyer under fire for submitting fake cases created by AI chatbot [The Guardian]

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