Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 16 July

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

newspapers3Jeremy Wright: unassuming barrister who becomes attorney general [The Guardian]

Meet the new Education Secretary Nicky Morgan: The privately-educated, high-flying city lawyer and mother who voted against gay marriage because of her faith [Mail Online]

David Cameron goes forth without his legal eagles [Evening Standard]

Fact of the day [Twitter]

Grieve departure softens loss of legal-aid case for Grayling [The Guardian]

Devastating blow to Grayling as judges halt his legal aid reform [Politics.co.uk]

Long-running legal row involving smells from animal rendering plant known as the “Penrith Pong” has been settled [BBC News]

Gang kicked Sikh lawyer’s turban off his head in a ‘ferocious’ attack as he returned from a meeting of the Society of Asian Lawyers [Mail Online]

Tulisa jury warned not to Google the pop star during proceedings [The Mirror]

School-age law firm interns in Scotland could be paid as much as trainees south of the border under new guidance [Law Society Gazette]

Lawyer shoots at three people resulting in one dead [New Indian Express]

Former White House lawyer is convicted of attempted murder [ABA Journal]

Barrister Hottie List 2014 delayed until tomorrow [Twitter]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“I’ve never sat on an interview panel but I always wonder whether questions about your hobbies, the news and suchlike are really just social exercises” [Legal Cheek Comments]