17 Important News Stories This Morning

17 Important News Stories This Morning
  1. Major terrorism trial could be held in secret for first time in UK legal history (via The Guardian)
  2. Rogue trader Kweku Adoboli sentenced to prison loses appeal bid (via The Independent)
  3. Germany investigating alleged U.S. surveillance of Merkel’s phone (via CNN)
  4. Bali death row: Lindsay Sandiford to await appeal decision (via BBC News)
  5. President Obama’s Prisoner Swap Weakened the Rule of Law (via The Atlantic)
  6. Grayling tells Legal Standards Board to work towards its own abolition (via Legal Futures)
  7. Queen’s Speech announces new Serious Crimes Bill (via Law Society Gazette)
  8. Sprint nears deal to buy T-Mobile, valuing carrier at about $31 billion (via Bloomberg)
  9. Venice’s Moses flood barrier inundated by fraud claims (via The Independent)
  10. Legal aid dispute: judge warns over dangers of ‘unrepresented’ defendants (via The Guardian)
  11. The Queen wants to throw serious cyber attackers in the dungeon for life (via Tech Radar)
  12. Sterling agrees to sell Clippers; will dismiss lawsuit against NBA, attorney says (via Fox News)
  13. Shooter on the loose after killing 3 officers in New Brunswick, Canada (via CNN)
  14. Thalidomide victims launch a legal lawsuit after 50 years (via Daily Express)
  15. Tower Hamlets: Man arrested on suspicion of electoral malpractice (via The Independent)
  16. Syria Election: Bashar Al Assad Named Winner (via Sky News)
  17. Wealthy Florida man’s accusers win ruling to see details of plea bargain (via The Guardian)

Legal Reads

  1. If violence is in your genes, should courts be more lenient? (via The Verge)
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