Monday morning round-up

The top legal affairs news stories from the weekend

MPs do not have “legal veto” to stop no-deal Brexit, Commons officials say [The Independent]

Crown Prosecution Service head: justice system can’t cope [The Observer]

Judge slams social workers who broke up family over anonymous tip-off that boy, 12, claimed his mother threatened him with a knife [Mail Online]

To regulate AI we need new laws, not just a code of ethics [The Guardian]

The rich and powerful are equally entitled to due process of law [Financial Times]

The latest comments from across Legal Cheek

Hunting ban law “more cruel” to foxes [The Telegraph]

European courts risk corroding free speech to create special status for Islam [The Telegraph]

Kathleen Zellner: the Making A Murderer lawyer you want on your side [The Guardian]

A woman who gave evidence that the Home Office was ordering families to take DNA tests says its apology is meaningless [BuzzFeed]

Commercial Awareness Question Time — with Burges Salmon in Bristol this Thursday [Legal Cheek Events]

Pupillage open evenings at Landmark and Cornerstone [Legal Cheek Noticeboard]

“Well done Legal Cheek, this is a scoop.” [Legal Cheek Comments]

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