The morning’s top legal news stories and social media posts.
David Allen Green: Three threads of Cotton — and the tangle that remains over legal aid [Financial Times]
Google sets up “right to be forgotten” form after EU ruling [BBC News]
Freshfields ups associate pay as it boosts trainee wages for first time since 2008 [The Lawyer]
Legal aid: it has got this bad [Twitter]
Judge asks barrister how he is going to get paid today if there is no legal aid in place. Answer: I am beyond caring now.
— CourtNewsUK (@CourtNewsUK) May 29, 2014
Why everyone’s got it in for juries. And why they are wrong [Barrister Blogger]
Solicitor denied judicial post over driving points loses challenge [Law Society Gazette]
Indian court asked to rule on whether Hindu guru dead or meditating [The Telegraph]
Model turned lawyer-turned prisoner: Former motorsport glamour girl who became a prosecutor jailed for reopening a case to get a smaller fine for her boyfriend [Mail Online]
London officials declare cabbie-bothering Uber is legal, for now [The Register]
Ugandan lawyer revolutionises access to justice with just an iPhone and Facebook [Independent European Daily Express]
Heard in court [Facebook]
“Someone’s got to admit that sometimes in a job situation, especially just starting out, you’ll have to come across as self-confident even if you don’t necessarily feel that way” [Legal Cheek Comments]