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Morning round-up: Wednesday 21 August

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Are Britain’s barristers living on borrowed time? [The Telegraph]

Trainee barrister who obtained council flat and sub-let it while already owning two homes jailed for seven months [Mail Online]

15 reasons to date a lawyer [eHarmony]

David Miranda: It may have been legal, but that doesn’t make it right [UK Human Rights Blog]

8 years for former law student who sped off after killing man while drunk-driving [The Huddersfield Daily Examiner]

James Connell: The first lawyer inside Guantanamo Camp 7 [BBC News]

Chinese lawyers targeted as Xi Jinping tightens control [The Telegraph]

Trainee lawyer gives up legal career after landing role in The Commitments on West End [Mail Online]

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