Good morning. Here’s the news roundup.
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- Cravath, Kirkland and Sullivan on call for Heinz and Kraft merger (The Lawyer)
- Court of Appeal dismisses criminal legal aid challenge (Law Society Gazette)
- Sacked Clarkson Could Face Police Action (Sky News)
- Court tells former Liberian president to serve war crimes sentence in Britain (The Guardian)
- Support for death penalty drops below 50% for the first time (BBC News)
- Ghoncheh Ghavami: Charges dropped – but law student must stay (The Independent)
- Cheating Premier League footballer at centre of one-night stand blackmail plot should be named, says judge (The Telegraph)
- Secret Terror Trial: Law Student Not Guilty (Sky News)
- Slaughter and May fosters gender parity with promotions round (Legal Week)
- Ohio anti-abortion ‘heartbeat bill’ passes in house but likely to face opposition (The Guardian)
- US soldier captured by Taliban charged with desertion (CNN)
- Prince Charles letters to be released after Supreme Court ruling (BBC News)
- Labour would end indefinite detention of refugees (The Independent)
- Cooley wins Amazon UK from Edwards Wildman following London launch (The Lawyer)
- Scotland Yard ‘spied on Labour ministers’ (The Independent)
- Ashers Bakery In Court Over ‘Gay’ Cake Row (Sky News)