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Morning round-up: Monday 18 November

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Barristers’ strike threat over cuts to legal aid [Channel 4 News]

Top solicitor accused of an assault on a woman at his office [The Scotsman]

How one lawyer turned the idea of marriage equality into reality [BuzzFeed]

“They came from all over the country to descend on Lincoln’s Inn” [YouTube]

Employers can now use new personality profiling technology to decipher people’s tweets to find out whether candidates are work-shy or lazy [Mail Online]

Law Society to tackle lack of women and ethnic minorities at top of organisation [Legal Futures]

Revealed: Exeter University warned students of legal and disciplinary action over “dubious antics” on Spotted Facebook page [Express & Echo]

Ohio judge apologises for donning blackface for Gone With the Wind “servant” costume [Mail Online]

The feisty woman QC who won’t take no for an answer [Oxford Mail]