Morning Round-Up: Thursday 13 December

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By Legal Cheek on

Broadcasters pushing for cameras in court only want ‘rape, blood and gore’, claims peer [Press Gazette]

Lord McAlpine’s solicitor Andrew Reid: “So much of the fun and characters have gone out of the law that I would not encourage a career in the law as a final profession” [The Times (£)]

New online barrister portal launched in effort to harness direct access [Legal Week]

The glamorous LA lifestyle of the law student executed on a New York street [Mail Online]

Cops face jail over murder of IRA lawyer [The Sun]

Alexander Litvinenko inquest: what are the issues at stake? [The Guardian]