Morning round-up: Thursday 23 January

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By Legal Cheek on

The morning’s top legal news stories.

Niqab300200Muslim woman told to lift veil if called to stand in court [The Mirror]

Gun attack survivor marks endangered lawyer day [Law Society Gazette]

From rock star to law school: meet William Tell [Above the Law]

Drunk who brandished Cadbury Creme Egg as a weapon in Cambridge city centre awaits sentence [Cambridge News]

British lawyer snatched his son, four, from Austria and flew him by private jet to Channel Islands — where unmarried mothers have no custody rights [Mail Online]

China activist lawyer Xu Zhiyong on trial [BBC News]

The future of legal education: are apprenticeships the answer? [The Guardian]

Campaigner from Fathers 4 Justice splinter group who set up website harassing solicitor he blamed for losing custody of his children avoids prison [Mail Online]