Morning round-up: Tuesday 5 May

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

newspapers4UK Supreme Court launches on-demand video catch-up [BBC News]

Labour pledges to roll back obstacles to legal aid for victims of domestic abuse [The Guardian]

Dead law walking — US capital punishment [Financial Times]

Solicitor opts for bar over SRA in search of “stability” [Law Society Gazette]

Business leaders, including the senior partner of Berwin Leighton Paisner, issue last-ditch warning against Labour [The Telegraph]

Is ex-Allen & Overy solicitor Chelsy Davy set for a reunion with Harry? Friend reveals she may be heading Down Under to visit Prince [Mail Online]

From rising legal star to double amputee: How promising young barrister’s life was tragically turned upside down by tiny scratch from a fall down stairs [Mail Online]

Man who won a 16-year legal fight over a laptop he returned to PC World has spoken of his “shattered dreams” as he faces crippling legal costs of around £300,000 [Press and Journal]

What’s it like to earn more than double your husband’s salary? A City lawyer speaks [The Telegraph]

“Is it just me or had this debate become a little bit aggressive?” [Legal Cheek Comments]

Flexible, bespoke training contracts starting this year [Legal Cheek Jobs]