Morning round-up: Friday 19 June

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By Thomas Connelly on

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


Andy Coulson could face £750,000 legal bill for phone hacking trial [The Guardian]

Lord Chief Justice worried about paucity of new QCs from outside London [Legal Futures]

Joshua Rozenberg: Defendants should be allowed to waive their right to trial by jury [The Guardian]

Murderer’s rape confession means the wrong man has been behind bars for twelve years [The Independent]

Lawyer loses £4.25m damages claim over stolen da Vinci [Herald Scotland]

Woman who cried rape struggling to find lawyer willing to represent her [The Press and Journal]

Shouldering the cost of the Baby Boomer legacy is destroying my generation’s prospects [New Statesman]

When millennials rule the world of law [Above the Law]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Law graduates with September 2016 or later training contracts sought for global investment bank [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“I’ve come to the conclusion that the bar doesn’t actually care about its own survival or secretly agrees with the government on the recent reforms.” [Legal Cheek Comments]