Morning round-up: Thursday 17 October

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Michael Mansfield QC calls for legal profession to strike against legal aid cuts [Justice Gap]

No law degree required for would-be solicitors [Times Higher Education]

Law student sentenced to prison boot camp for bird killing [Las Vegas Review-Journal]

Leveson QC Robert Jay admits press inquiry was “naive” and that some witnesses scared of press [Huffington Post]

Litigation terrorism isn’t just hurting the press [The Telegraph]

The Police Federation have inadvertently performed a miracle. They have made the public feel sorry for a politician [Jerry Hayes]

The Savile interview: full transcript [Surrey Police]