Morning round-up: Monday 2 June

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By Legal Cheek on

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

NewspapersJustice Secretary Chris Grayling is expected to get the chop and be replaced by Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers [The Mirror]

Queen’s Speech: Good deeds “to be backed by law” [BBC News]

Stress survey: Majority of firms lack support systems for stressed employees [The Lawyer]

Lawyers have the richest parents [Twitter]

George Clooney “planning to launch career in politics after marriage to British lawyer” [Mail Online]

Children suffer as cuts to legal aid penalise parents in court [The Independent]

“You are all nerds”: Watch Mindy Kaling’s hilarious commencement speech at Harvard Law School’s Class Day [IBN]

Judge John Deed producer accuses BBC bosses censoring courtroom drama after just one complaint [The Telegraph]

I need desperate help…second year law student and I hate law [The Student Room]

Abramovich pulled into £300m court case [The Independent]

“l like that Allied solicitors is based in Fulchester, home of ITV’s County Court (of the 1970s)” [Legal Cheek Comments]