Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 26 November

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Short jail terms are bad for criminals, says Lord Neuberger: Sentences under six months ‘disrupt a prisoner’s home life [Mail Online]

Magic circle hourly rates hit all-time high of £850 [The Lawyer]

Legal aid cuts: Government accused of lying over cost as it prepares to slash legal aid bill again [The Mirror]

Former judge in court for “sending threatening and abusive texts to ex-wife seven years after she got a restraining order against him” [Mail

Richard III remains: York v Leicester legal battle to be laid to rest [The Guardian]

Why now is a good time to apply to law school [Forbes]

For the upper-middle-class graduate who always found herself more interested in 19th-century French painting than in computer programming or corporate accounting, law school may be the only way out [Salon]

141 firms must prepare to shut down, says SRA [Law Society Gazette]