Morning round-up: Tuesday 10 December

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Are we in England too paternalistic to our juries? [David Allen Green on Facebook]

The seven top legal stories of 2014 [The New Yorker]

Courts throw out lawsuits that pushed for chimps to be given the same rights as humans [Mail Online]

Bar Council President elect Nicholas Lavender QC delivers inaugural address [Bar Council]

More law firms should be named after bands [Twitter]

Specialized sparks cyclist fury after café Roubaix legal threats [Huffington Post]

Law student with history of mental health problems detained after trying to drown a man in Glasgow [BBC News]

Legal eagles? Why lawyers love golf [CNN]