Leveson Inquiry

End Of The Day Round-Up

Judge Michael Stokes QC wins The “Common Sense Award” [The Sun] Law student Countdown contestant ordered to cover up ‘offensive’ chest hair [Metro] The Leveson Report in all its 1,987 page glory [LevesonInquiry.org.uk] I’m A Celebrity 2012: Eric Bristow’s manager threatens legal action as Rosemary Shrager accuses Eric of “psychological bullying!” [Unreality TV] Obama’s lawyer… Read more »

Top Ten Funniest #Leveson Tweets

Amid the Twitter storm of earnest pontification which greeted the publication of Lord Justice Leveson’s report into media ethics today, there were thankfully a handful of tweets offering some light relief…

Morning Round-Up: Thursday 29 November

The future of the legal profession in England and Wales: depressing or inspiring? [Standpoint] Transfer of powers: legal question hangs over University of Law [Times Higher Education] Man jailed for foul-mouthed rant at Leicester Crown Court judge [Leicester Mercury] When it comes to hiring associates, are law firms doing it wrong? [Above the Law] Full… Read more »

Top QC In W*nker Hand Gesture Shame

Barrister delivers annoying speech. Rival barrister rolls his eyes, turns to his junior and conspiratorially makes the international hand gesture for ‘wanker’. Other lawyers spot gesture and, outraged, complain to the judge. The sort of implausible scene that you might get in BBC drama Silk, but never in real life, right?