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Morning Headlines 13/5/2015

Morning Headlines 13/5/2015

Good morning. Here’s the news roundup.

  1. Trainee recruitment rules to be upheld by recruiters in wake of SRA’s withdrawal (The Lawyer)
  2. Scotland ‘will not consent’ to Tory plans to scrap Human Rights Act (The Guardian)
  3. New laws to target radicalisation (BBC News)
  4. Cinema Massacre: Jury Sees Pictures From Scene (Sky News)
  5. U.S Survey: Lawyers With Lowest Pay Report More Happiness (NYT DealBook)
  6. Prince Charles’s ‘black spider’ letters set for publication after 10 year legal battle (The Independent)
  7. Torture still routine in Chinese jails, Human Rights Watch report finds (The Guardian)
  8. Cleary and Paul Weiss advise as Cushman & Wakefield sells for $2bn (Legal Week)
  9. Freed Al Jazeera journalist Fahmy sues his network, seeks $100 million (CNN)
  10. US government probably won’t stop the AT&T–DirecTV merger, report says (The Verge)
  11. DoJ ratchets up pressure on UBS over Libor scandal (The FT)
  12. Weil and Wachtell advise on Verizon’s $4.4bn acquisition of AOL (The Lawyer)
  13. Smuggled Syrian documents enough to indict Bashar al-Assad, say investigators (The Guardian)
  14. B&B owner may be forced to buy Belize oil company after her son accidentally purchased almost half of its shares (The Independent)
  15. Man charged over body in suitcase in London canal (BBC News)
  16. Grandmother Who Made Girl Run To Death Jailed (Sky News)
  17. Texas could vote to block gay marriage before supreme court ruling (The Guardian)
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