Morning round-up: Tuesday 8 July

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By Legal Cheek on

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

newspapers2Judge allows DJ awaiting trial for £750,000 fraud to fly to Ibiza for gig…because he is a music fan and is no stranger to “the wheels of steel” himself [Mail Online]

Are flaws in our legal system best examined in dramas or documentaries? [The Guardian]

This one weird trick will change your opinion on legal aid [The Mirror]

Northern Ireland bakery refuses to make gay Bert and Ernie wedding cake [The Independent]

Tweeting pupillage applications [Twitter]

Mother who killed herself after testifying against her sex abuser felt “victimised by defence barrister” [The Mirror]

Australian network defends showing leaked Pistorius re-enactment that lawyer says was “obtained illegally” [The Independent]

Four magic circle firms have now reported strong profit increases for 2013/14 [Law Society Gazette]

Isn’t it the goal of every law student to become Internet famous? [Real Lawyers Have Blogs]

“The main reason lawyers’ standing, kudos and pay are now diminished from yesteryear is huge over supply. The punters are used to paying peanuts for clever people and their services.” [Legal Cheek Comments]