Morning round-up: Tuesday 10 June

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By Legal Cheek on

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

NewspapersTackle “unconscious bias” in rape trial jurors, says
Director of Public Prosecutions [The Telegraph]

Trainee solicitor minimum salary to be abolished on 1 August [Legal Futures]

The ‘short suit’ is finally going mainstream [Business Insider]

Secret court jails gran who hugged her granddaughter: Pensioner sentenced to three months after disobeying order she should not see the teenager [Mail Online]

Barrister slams pupillage candidate snooping [Twitter]

Crown Prosecution Service under fire again after court cases dropped because prosecutor does not turn up [The Oxford Times]

Trojan Horse: school pledges legal action to fight “slurs” [The Telegraph]

Legal aid “impasse” forces top family judge to adjourn [Law Society Gazette]

Fourfold increase coming in maximum amount magistrates can fine [The Guardian]

Taking after Kim and Kanye?! George Clooney and barrister fiancé Amal Alamuddin agree to marry in Italy — but there’s a twist! [Perez Hilton]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Will this will help the public in their perceptions of lawyers?” [Legal Cheek Comments]