Morning round-up: Friday 30 May

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By Legal Cheek on

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

NewspapersDavid 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]

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]