Morning round-up: Tuesday 3 June

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By Legal Cheek on

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

NewspapersProfessionals who do legal work for gangsters face prosecution under new offence [The Independent]

Solicitors more diverse than society, profession-wide survey shows [Legal Futures]

Is everything OK, Eddie? []

There is an online novel about English lawyers that is currently being written [Lawyers: An Odyssey]

Barrister crowned Bolton’s top new comedian [Bolton News]

Louisiana shelves execution secrecy law [The Guardian]

Judge prevents Theresa May sending asylum-seeker back to lawless Somalia [The Independent]

Spanish High Court judge resigns after running a red light on his motorcycle without a helmet [Bloomberg]

DAC Beachcroft plans 65 redundancies with Manchester closure [Law Society Gazette]

A conversation with John Grisham [Above the Law]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“This cannot be taken seriously? There is no such thing as ‘British law'” [Legal Cheek Comments]