Morning round-up: Thursday 24 April

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By Legal Cheek on

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

NewspapersThe party’s over at the Royal Courts of Justice as it ends “disruptive” events [Evening Standard]

Dechert partner Miriam González Durántez says fathers who look after children have “more cojones” [The Guardian]

Profile: Miriam González Durántez, lawyer [The Independent]

Everyone’s tweeting photos of police brutality thanks to a failed NYPD hashtag [Vice]

Women partner promotions double at magic circle [Law Society Gazette]

This is a picture (taken legally) that shows a Judge passing a sentence of death on a defendant [Twitter]

International artists join campaign to overturn UK prison book ban [The Guardian]

Singing barrister leads youths to UK’s only Gospel Summit [The Voice]

More UK students consider study abroad, poll suggests [BBC News]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“I always considered that Leech & Co was a suitably evocative name for a firm that specialises in whiplash claims” [Legal Cheek Comments]