Morning round-up: Monday 29 June

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By Alex Aldridge on

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


Calls for Director of Public Prosecutions to quit after Mail on Sunday forces U-turn over Lord Janner trial [Mail Online]

£600,000 pay package for CPS chief Alison Saunders [The Telegraph]

High court challenge to Ministry of Justice over services to Saudi prisons [The Guardian]

Sarah Forshaw QC: These false economies in courts are costing us all dear [The Independent]

Reasons to be hopeful about Gove [Twitter via Financial Times]

Injury lawyers to have fees capped to stop rocketing NHS bill for negligence claims [The Mirror]

The powerful love story behind the legalization of gay marriage [Mail Online]

What I’m really thinking: the divorce lawyer [The Guardian]

Tom Crone: News of the World lawyer faces investigation by bar [The Independent]

“I don’t think democratisation of justice funding is a good thing.” [Legal Cheek Comments]