Morning round-up: Friday 3 January

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One thousand lawyers paid at least £100k a year from public purse…as they threaten strike over legal aid cuts [Mail Online]

The legal aid fat cats: SIX barristers each earned more than £500k from taxpayer last year [The Express]

Really? [Twitter]

Bury district judge struck off over £1.5 million swindle [This is Lancashire]

The CIA’s lawyer: waterboarding and memory [The New Yorker]

The legal world in 2014 [Law Society Gazette]

High-flying lawyer shot by police “after reporting break in and then barricading himself in apartment lobby” [Mail Online]

What happens if authorities seize your laptop? [BBC News]