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Morning round-up: Wednesday 4 December

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twitter-bird-white-on-blueAttorney General to publish guidance on Twitter to help prevent social media users from committing contempt of court by commenting inappropriately on criminal cases [BBC News]

“I am a 28-year-old junior barrister and I live at home with my mother” [The Telegraph]

Law firm blames hackers for creating racist advert using white man dressed as “Asian” caricature and uploading it to YouTube [Mail Online]

Amazon’s unmanned drone delivery services faces legal problems before taking off [Mail Online]

A Devon food producer was on Cameron’s trade trip to China. But where were the law firms? [Law Society Gazette]

“An elderly trouserless bowler-hatted man cycles along Fleet Street” [Twitter]

John Terry’s father appears in court to deny claims he headbutted man during racist street attack [Mail Online]

Linklaters to introduce merit element to associate lockstep [The Lawyer]

Criminal barristers announce half-day refusal to work in legal aid protest [The Guardian]

11 criminals who were extraordinarily bad at crime [Metro]