Morning round-up: Wednesday 2 April

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By Legal Cheek on

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

NewspapersIt’s not just prison books that are under threat, it’s British justice [The Telegraph]

Government confirms cost of going ahead with judicial review will rise from £215 to £680 [Law Society Gazette]

A “tough decision” in favour of the state and against the interests of the citizen [Twitter]

Legal aid cuts: six lawyers on why they will damage our justice system [The Guardian]

Legal challenges undermining armed forces, say MPs [BBC News]

Lawyer, 70, “duped female prisoner into performing lewd sex acts in exchange for legal fees” [Mail Online]

Third gender must be recognised by NSW after Norrie wins legal battle [The Guardian]

Review: Silk – The Clerks’ Room, BBC Radio 4 [Jon Mack]

Hackney solicitor was addicted to child porn [Hackney Gazette]

1,000 call for trainee Bristol lawyer Katy Gammon to be locked up after letting her dog starve [Bristol Post]

Clifford Chance considers rolling out trainee stress programme across firm [The Lawyer]

This isn’t my contract law seminar… [Facebook]

“What is really telling is that the article focuses entirely on L and G, with no mention of bisexuality or transgender employee protection” [Legal Cheek Comments]