The Court of Appeal’s recent judgement in AAA (by her litigation friend BBB) v Associated Newspapers Limited regarding the paternity of a child born out of wedlock to someone "in high public office" is supposedly anonymised...
Tumblr, the home of the animated gif and the LOLcat, is suddenly everywhere following its reported $1.1 billion acquisition by Yahoo. With its reputation for frivolousness, the site has largely been overlooked in favour of WordPress by lawyers in search of a blogging platform. But Tumblr has proved popular with a certain breed of disillusioned law student...
One of the happy side effects of the #SaveUKJustice campaign is that it has allowed lawyers to showcase their creative sides. The results have often been surreal: from a trainer-wearing Lady Justice (courtesy of the Young Legal Aid Lawyers Group) to doctored images of badgers, 80s TV puppets and Simon Cowell...
Sadiq Khan: Legal aid cuts will lead to state-sponsored miscarriages of justice [Comment is free]
7,000 lawyers hit the streets of London [Twitter]
A video investigating the implications of the legal aid reforms proposed by Chris Grayling [Total Politics]
Adam Wagner: Myths and realities about equal marriage [New Statesman]
Abu Qatada to stay behind bars after judge denies him bail [The Guardian]
Liverpool-born judge Sir Brian Leveson succeeds Queen legend Brian May as Liverpool John Moores University Chancellor [Liverpool Echo]
Public has right to know about Boris Johnson's secret lovechild, court rules [The Telegraph]
Nick Clegg urges MPs not to "derail" gay marriage plan [BBC News]
Eddie Stobart Airways? [News & Star]
Trainee lawyer in line for payout after being denied a permanent role at City firm which discriminated against her over pregnancy in final stages of her £42,000 contract [Mai Online]
SJ Berwin name poised to vanish as King & Wood merger vote looms [The Lawyer]
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Legal aid cuts "disaster" for black Londoners, warns lawyer for Stephen Lawrence's family [Evening Standard]
Security firm faces fines for "embarrassing" court delays: Judge blasts company after court made to wait while guards take their lunch break [Mail Online]
Saudi Arabia accepts registration of female lawyer [Law Society Gazette]
Protest group New Fathers 4 Justice is promising to send a team of superheroes to confront members of the "Family Law Gravy train" at the London Legal Walk this afternoon...
The Stobart Group's foray into law may just be the beginning of a campaign for world domination...