Morning round-up: Tuesday 9 December

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers3A slice of justice at last as judges are forced to make their own packed lunches by £1.3million cut to judicial catering budget [Mail Online]

How Chris Grayling’s treatment of prisoners shows why Justice Secretary is a job for a lawyer [New Statesman]

Richard Hollingworth proved in a few ill-chosen words that the legal system neither reflects nor respects diversity properly [The Guardian]

Wheelchair bus row: ruling is “bonkers” [Sky News]

Shrien Dewani cleared of honeymoon murder of wife Anni Dewani [The Guardian]

Six reasons the Shrien Dewani case was dismissed [The Independent]

Google in court again over “right to be above British law” on alleged secret monitoring [The Independent]

It’s “human rights day” [Twitter]

Madonna must sit for deposition [Times Live]

Comment: Judicial review stopped the prison book ban – but it could soon be lost forever []

Norton Rose Fulbright seeks paralegals for its London banking team [Legal Cheek Jobs]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Ok it’s only a Christmas party, but to allow the security staff in free wouldn’t be any hardship at all to CC.” [Legal Cheek Comments]