The morning’s top legal news stories and social media posts.
Prime Minister’s brother criticises legal aid reforms as he acts pro bono for fraud defendants [The Telegraph]
Alex Cameron QC’s decision to act pro bono is a big deal [Twitter]
There is no 'cab rank' rule in pro bono cases, and so Alex Cameron QC must be fully aware of the significance of acting in this case.
— Jack of Kent (@JackofKent) April 28, 2014
Solicitor steals £134,000 from clients to fund “obsession” with younger woman [The Telegraph]
Max Clifford guilty of eight indecent assaults [BBC News]
Naked female judge who exercised and sunbathed nude in her office allowed to return to work [The Mirror]
Egyptian judge sentences 720 men to death [The Guardian]
One for law students in revision hell [MakeEverythingOK]
The hacking trial: like being in a very busy Starbucks with no air con [Jack of Kent]
“Pour away the cheap perfume, hopes do not forge; for no woman but Amal can now make love to George” [Evening Standard]
More Amal Alamuddin-George Clooney reaction [Evening Standard]
Heard in court [Facebook]
“Finally, women with brains have become cool” [Legal Cheek Comments]