Morning round-up: Friday 4 April

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By Legal Cheek on

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

NewspapersMan steals Crown Prosecution Service laptop from a court [South Wales Evening Post]

Inside the Doughty Street dreamboat: Why Amal Alamuddin’s chambers has the hottest barristers [Your Barrister Boyfriend]

Trainee barrister “cried rape 11 times to get out of exams”, court hears [The Mirror]

Lord Chief Justice proposes opening up courts to MPs with guided tours [The Guardian]

Zac Efron to star as top lawyer in new John Grisham film The Associate [The Independent]

Nigella Lawson could be forced to undergo blood tests to enter US [The Telegraph]

Court reporter causes chaos by repeatedly writing “I hate my job” on trial transcripts [Above the Law]

Lord Chief Justice: Litigants in person putting pressure on courts system [Law Gazette]

Accutrainee’s first qualifiers land NQ jobs [Lawyer2B]

Humiliated Cabinet Minister is married to Bevan Brittan partner [RollOnFriday]

Heard in court [Facebook]

Does anyone else hear a ‘whooshing’ sound as the joke passes overhead? [Legal Cheek Comments]