The morning’s top legal news stories and social media posts.
It’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]
So @MoJGovUK has made the "tough decision" to make it three times as expensive to challenge illegal actions by the government.
— Jack of Kent (@JackofKent) April 2, 2014
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]