Morning round-up: Monday 23 June

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By Legal Cheek on

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

NewspapersDinah Rose QC: “There’s something very odd about wearing 18th-century men’s headgear” [The Guardian]

I may have been wrong to condemn Christian B&B owners for banning gay couple because people with religious beliefs have rights too, says Baroness Hale [Mail Online]

Quitting law to teach English in Iraq [Stuff]

“I took an oath to defend this guy”: One lawyer’s eleventh hour scramble to halt a convicted murderer’s execution [The Independent]

Monitoring the standards of the Bar Standards Board [Twitter]

Judge who sentenced Saddam Hussein to death “captured and executed by ISIS” [Mail Online]

“Op Cotton” fraud trial restarts after being halted by barristers’ protests at legal aid cuts [The Guardian]

Court confirms Egypt Muslim Brotherhood death sentences [BBC News]

Jeremy Meeks and more mug shot hotties [Hollywood Life]

Heard in court [Facebook]

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