Morning round-up: Friday 19 September

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers3Court to decide on domestic abuse legal aid challenge [BBC News]

Chris Grayling: leftist critiques of the prison system bear no relation to reality [The Guardian]

Criminal attacked his former solicitor when they found themselves in a police custody suite together [The Press]

Barrister read the lyrics to the Shaggy hit It Wasn’t Me during his closing speech in a £1.3m drugs conspiracy trial [Oxford Mail]

Lawyer charged with £1 million stamp duty scam [Leicester Mercury]

Partners decamp as US law firms battle it out in London [Financial Times]

Cher sued by choreographer claiming racial discrimination [Mail Online]

‘Happy’ Iranians sentenced to six months and 91 lashes for viral video [BuzzFeed]

‘Given how this type of aggressive marketing is now directed at getting children in to crippling amounts of debt it would be great if *somebody* other than Legal Cheek gave a **** about what these shysters are up to’ [Legal Cheek comments]

Renowned legal 200 firm seeking clinical negligence paralegal in Somerset [Legal Cheek Jobs]

Heard in court [Facebook]