Morning Round-Up: Monday 3 December

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Mail finds new love for Human Rights Act [UK Human Rights Blog] as Shami Chakrabarti opposes new law on press standards [Mail on Sunday]

Leveson and legality: implementation of the report would not be illegal – Hugh Tomlinson QC [Inforrm]

Shami Chakrabarti’s clarification on Mail on Sunday story [Liberty]

The seven ages of a law student [The Blackbird]


Crone, Myler, Murdoch and the ‘what the hell was going on?’ question [Lawyer Watch]

Barristers threaten strike action over legal aid reforms [The Telegraph]

New police commissioner to work as barrister AND pick up £70,000 taxpayers’ salary [The Mirror]

Commission to examine effect of legal aid cuts as demand for service surges [The Guardian]