Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Monday 20 April

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

newspapers4DPP legal adviser’s “link to Lord Janner’s son”: Barrister who spoke with top prosecutor over whether to prosecute peer works at the same chambers [Mail Online]

Question marks over judgement of CPS chief Keir Starmer QC who took central role in ‘witch hunt’ into tabloid journalists [Mail Online]

Joseph Goebbels’ family suing publishers Random House over royalties from Nazi propaganda minister’s biography [The Independent]

The court case that proves you can’t sue politicians for breaking their election promises [The Telegraph]

TV “exposure” of Scientology halted by UK libel law split [The Observer]

Philippe Sands QC: In the face of Islamic State’s atrocities, global inaction is not an option [The Guardian]

Lawyer stars of The Apprentice Felipe and Lauren speak at Junior Lawyers Division conference [Twitter]

Miriam González Durántez: The leader’s City lawyer wife on her own campaign trail [Mail Online]

Life’s a catwalk for Mrs Clooney … the human rights lawyer addicted to designer fashion [Mail Online]

Ukip sets lawyers on biased BBC: Furious Farage goes to war over Left-wing debate audience [The Express]

Woman “cackled” as she shot dead her lawyer boyfriend as he tried to dump her for Miss Ohio 2012 beauty queen [Mail Online]

Confessions from the City: The City barrister on chambers’ ‘level playing field’ [Evening Standard]

LPC graduate sought for commercial property team of top 100 law firm [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“We all now seem to blame the Tories and Grayling (The Anti-Lawyer), but it was one of our own that set this toxic slide down the hill of cost savings over justice in motion.” [Legal Cheek Comments]