Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 18 August

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


Retired High Court judge Baroness Butler-Sloss questions ‘inordinate’ Chilcot delay as Defence Secretary intervenes [The Telegraph]

Glasgow bin lorry crash: victim’s family seek private prosecution of driver [The Guardian]

Oscar Pistorius prosecutors push for murder charge [BBC News]

Exasperated barrister [Twitter]

Law Society launches interactive map highlighting extent of court closures [Law Society]

Former law and criminology student caught with hidden stash of cannabis in car [Accrington Observer]

Order! Order! Camera crews swarm Manhattan Supreme Court as Donald Trump takes break from campaign to report for jury duty [Mail Online]

Korea plans July 2016 opening for European law firms [Global Legal Post]

Is law just social science in robes? [Huffington Post]

Commercial property paralegal at Sussex based law firm [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“Can we have the hottest support staff next? Dave in I.T. deserves some lurve.” [Legal Cheek Comments]