Morning Round-Up: Wednesday 7 November

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By Legal Cheek on

Alternative careers: Obama wins battle of the law graduates – full transcript of his election night speech [The New York Times]

Police play judge and jury in too many cases, say magistrates [The Telegraph]

Scottish lawyers threaten to strike in legal aid row [The Herald]

Judge orders woman to wear ‘idiot’ sign after driving on pavement [Daily Star]

Social media, growing in legal circles, find a role in Florida murder case [New York Times]

Footballer Ched Evans loses challenge against conviction of raping teenager in a hotel room [Mail Online]

Teaching lawyers not to be shy [Law Society Gazette]

Should a Bar graduate who never did a pupillage have allowed himself to be billed as a ‘barrister’ on the BBC [Legal Cheek comments]