Morning round-up: Monday 14 April

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By Legal Cheek on

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

NewspapersNigel Evans says CPS should pick up £130,000 legal bill [BBC News]

Tory MPs feel practical effect of legal aid cuts [Twitter]

Pakistani court throws out murder charge against baby boy [The Guardian]

Linklaters expands female leadership scheme across global offices [The Lawyer]

The “City lawyer offering free accommodation for intimacy” is back [Craigslist]

TV comedian accused of grooming teenager who killed himself uses top libel lawyer to explain himself to boy’s family [Mail Online]

“I need a lawyer”: Teenage girl has Twitter meltdown after tweeting terror threat to American Airlines [The Mirror]

UK’s largest legal aid firm in recruitment push to fill “advice desert” [Law Society Gazette]

French playboy lawyer jailed for girlfriend’s murder after 37 years [The Telegraph]

Judge is baffled by Shrek pub jibe [The Sun]

“I am so tired of meeting counsel at McDonalds” [Legal Cheek Comments]