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Morning round-up: Friday 21 June

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“Astonishing” letter from Attorney General hints at government split over legal aid reform [Legal Futures]

Has the Attorney-General come out publicly against Lord Chancellor’s legal aid proposals? [Jack of Kent]

Dominic Grieve’s letter in full [WordPress]

Celebrity chef Marco Pierre White branded “wealthy idiot” by judge who throws out his £174,000 damages claim against former business partners [Mail Online]

On becoming a lawyer [The New Yorker]

Disgraced former barrister, jailed eight years ago for downloading thousands of images of child pornography, is facing prison for a second time [Northern Echo]

Banker accused of plotting to rig Libor interest rates told to take his hands out of his pockets by judge [Mail Online]