Morning Headlines 24/3/2015

Morning Headlines 24/3/2015

Good morning. Here’s the news roundup.

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  1. Is Brusthom Ziamani’s sentence too severe? (The Guardian)
  2. Utah to resume use of firing squad for executions (BBC News)
  3. Clifford Chance, Linklaters and Latham advise on $7.7bn Pirelli sale to ChemChina (Legal Business)
  4. Chicago’s Jenner & Block becomes latest US firm to announce London launch (The Lawyer)
  5. Claudia Lawrence: Man Arrested For Murder (Sky News)
  6. Facebook data privacy case to be heard before European Union court (The Guardian)
  7. Prosecutor Marty Stroud issues public apology for sending to death row innocent New Orleans man who has just months to live (The Independent)
  8. On the Runs scheme ‘damaged integrity of criminal justice’ (BBC News)
  9. Amanda Knox’s supporters expect her to be found guilty of murder for THIRD time this week as Italy’s top court rules on death of Meredith Kercher (Mail Online)
  10. Horsemeat scandal: Dutch trader in court (BBC News)
  11. Councils face £100m bill for surge in legal safeguards for vulnerable people (The Guardian)
  12. University’s ‘anti-Semitic’ Israel conference condemned – lawyer says it would damage training contract chances (The Telegraph)
  13. Robert Durst denied bail; new details emerge in case (CNN)
  14. Israel must end its 50-year occupation of Palestine, the White House says (The Independent)
  15. Section 66A: India court strikes down ‘Facebook’ arrest law (BBC News)
  16. Adnan Syed’s lawyers file first document to challenge murder conviction (The Guardian)
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