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Morning Headlines 26/3/2015

Morning Headlines 26/3/2015

Good morning. Here’s the news roundup.

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