Morning round-up: Tuesday 9 September

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers3Legal Cheek‘s description of Keir Starmer’s “boyish looks and hipster haircut” is analysed in depth [Evening Standard]

Chris Grayling used “bluff and bully” tactics to push legal aid cuts, court told [The Guardian

Oscar Pistorius trial: Athlete to hear verdict in murder trial on Thursday [The Independent]

The moment someone finally blamed human rights law for… Scottish secession [Twitter]

Melanie Phillips hits back at Adam Wagner [Twitter]

Long-serving Mail On Sunday night lawyer John ‘Dangerous’ Dixon dies aged 62 [Mail Online]

Man jailed for throwing jug of water at magistrate [Liverpool Echo]

Judge slams ‘shoddy’ assault case [Express & Star]

Australian barrister ordered to pay for his ex-wife’s Porsche — and part of the rent on her apartment in exclusive Sydney suburb [Mail Online]

Scottish independence: nervous law firms [The Lawyer]

Wanted: Private client paralegal in Buckinghamshire [Legal Cheek Jobs]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“If you’re having earl problems I feel bad for you son, I got 99 titles but KGCStJ ain’t one.” [Legal Cheek Comments]