Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Friday 28 March

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The morning’s top legal news stories and social media posts.

NewspapersHead of chambers “very troubled” by Criminal Bar Association deal with government [4KBW]

Criminal barristers break rank with Criminal Bar Association to keep on fighting [Twitter]

“I’ve not met one who is pleased with the CBA decision. We are angry and want to support solicitors’ action on 31st/1st” [Legal Cheek Comments]

Law competition opens school students’ eyes to a future in law [The Guardian]

Dancer to sue after “incompetent” partner drops her on stage [The Express]

Japanese man freed after 45 years on death row as court orders retrial [The Guardian]

Allen & Overy: blame the lawyers, but which ones? [Lawyer Watch]

Libel laws have become laxer. Try invoking data protection instead [The Economist]

5 obsolete legal technologies that shouldn’t be obsolete [Bitter Lawyer]

State-educated students “achieve better degree passes at university” [The Independent]

Hottie of the Week: Designer Stubble Edition [Your Barrister Boyfriend]

Heard in court [Facebook]