Morning Round-Up: Monday 25 February

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Lawyer was left trapped and forgotten in a jail for hours after trying to visit a client [Mail Online]

Top judges blow £18,000 of taxpayers’ cash on countryside getaways to chat about law [The Sun]

The debate about juries which came from nowhere [Jack of Kent]

Battle of the top legal correspondents: David Allen Green and Joshua Rozenberg go head-to-head on juries [The Observer]

Scottish law firms Morton Fraser and Macdonalds to merge [BBC News]

“As a criminal barrister, I found Simon Jenkins’ assertion that barristers love juries because it gives them a chance to dress up and opt out of office work, deeply offensive” [The Guardian]

Fresh controversy over Cobbetts deal [Law Society Gazette]