Morning round-up: Monday 3 November

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By Legal Cheek on

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

newspapers3SOAS law grad detained in Iran after trying to watch a men’s volleyball match has been sentenced to a year in prison [BBC News]

“While law firms make great play of their LGBT policies, the reality is that very few of their senior people have come out” [The Independent]

Child abuse inquiry may begin without a chairman as Theresa May scrambles to find a replacement for Fiona Woolf [Mail Online]

How I lost my 43 chins: Lord Falconer on the apples and Diet Coke diet that’s sparked more interest than anything he did in politics [Mail Online]

The case rests for lawyers on boards [The Sunday Times]

Rolf Harris loses first appeal bid over convictions [The Guardian]

Interview: Keith Schilling [Law Society Gazette]

Eva Longoria has fans ecstatic with news of TV role as “sensual” lawyer [Fan Share]

Judge orders Google to pay Canadian woman $2,250 for showing her cleavage on Street View [Mail Online]

Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons [BabyBarista]

Five things we learned from #legalcheeklive at Gray’s Inn [Future Lawyers Network]

Private client paralegal at dynamic London law firm [Legal Cheek Jobs]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Had the Labour party limped to victory in 2010 then I have no doubt they would have cut legal aid just like Grayling.” [Legal Cheek Comments]