Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 18 December

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St John’s Chambers’ Lucy Reed — who blogs at Pink Tape — becomes the first law blogger to be cited in a High Court judgment (see paragraph 27) [Bailii]

Blogosphere in the Judgosphere [Pink Tape]

The “forced caesarian” case must lead to greater openness in the family courts [The Guardian]

Reese Witherspoon: “I played a lawyer in a movie so many times I think I am a lawyer” [Marie Claire]

BP sues lawyer and claims he “fabricated” Gulf of Mexico victims [The Telegraph]

Criminal law barristers urged to embrace new business structures to survive [Legal Futures]

No rational basis for denying all prisoners the vote, concludes joint Parliamentary Committee [UK Human Rights Blog]

Lostprophets’ Ian Watkins child sex offences sentence due [BBC News]

Judge Sir Paul Coleridge disciplined for stating views on traditional marriage [The Telegraph]