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End Of The Day Round-Up

Two lawyers admit posting rants under pseudonyms on newspaper website about active cases and sitting judges [The Economist] Exhibition: India’s first woman lawyer [National Portrait Gallery] Where are the barristers frolicking in the snow?! [Inner Temple via Twitter] DWF announces merger with London-based insurance law firm [Liverpool Daily Post] Legal analysis of Ned Rocknroll’s controversial… Read more »

Morning Round-Up: Friday 4 January

Court told that solicitor tried to get his wife to lie for him when he was caught drink driving on New Year’s Eve [The Argus] The Libor scandal: Year of the lawyer [The Economist] Legal challenges for saunas [Law & Sexuality] The biggest human rights stories of 2012 – Part 4 of 4 [UK Human… Read more »

Morning Round-Up: Wednesday 5 December

Free the Press, free the Judges [The Independent] Law firms: the priciest partnerships [The Economist] California ruling limits scope of law banning ‘gay conversion’ therapists [The Guardian] A verdict on our judges: too white, too male [The Times (£)] MPs on the each side of the Leveson debate [Guido Fawkes] Buying in: Thoughts on making… Read more »

End Of The Day Round-Up

Gateley to axe 19 fee-earner positions from English offices [The Lawyer] Naked man who climbed statue of Duke of Cambridge had ‘psychotic episode’, court hears [The Telegraph] The trials and tribulations of two legal bloggers [The Conversation] Secret Courts remixed: any better than the original? [UK Human Rights Blog] That Facebook copyright protection notice is… Read more »

Morning Round-Up: Wednesday 14 November

Baker & McKenzie, Hogan Lovells and Reed Smith among the “50 best law firms for women” [Above the Law] “The Commission has adopted my proposal for a European law so that women represent 40% of company board members by 2020″ [EU Justice commissioner Viviane Reding via Twitter] Woman ‘denied a termination’ dies in hospital [The… Read more »

Morning Round-Up: Tuesday 6 November

The presidential race: a heavily weighted coin flip [The Economist] Democrats, Republicans lawyer-up for US election [AFP] Ignorance is no defence on Twitter and Facebook, warn legal experts [The Telegraph] Pro bono: do we need to rethink the formula post legal aid? [The Guardian] Solicitor is now doing God’s work [Worcester News] Washington Post hops… Read more »

Morning Round-Up: Tuesday 30 November

Legal aid cheats targeted by Ministry of Justice [BBC] Society of Black Lawyers calls on police to probe Clattenburg ‘racist remarks’ [ITV News] Hurricane Sandy: a list of legal world closures [Above the Law] Majority of top firms eyeing growth through merger as ABSs appear on the radar [Legal Futures] Russian justice: truth serum for… Read more »

Morning Round-Up: Tuesday 14 February

“I hope I get the same barrister as last time, she was hot,” says paramedic who stole ambulance drugs – Plymouth Herald Supreme Court Judge Stephen Breyer robbed at machete point in Caribbean – BBC Tory MPs’ rage at European judges – The Economist Pilgrimage to the job god – Bitter Lawyer Lawyer gives away… Read more »

Morning Round-Up: Monday 30 January

Retired lawyer faces jail for ‘harassing’ Kate and Gerry McCann – The Telgraph Growing number of lawyers expect US charges against Kim Dotcom and Megaupload to collapse – The Register Psst, wanna buy a law firm? – The Economist Jennifer Hudson’s Harvard-educated wrestler fiance returns roots as lawyer – Female First Lawyer sues ex-girlfriend after… Read more »