British lawyers protest outside Southwark Crown Court as they demonstrate against British government cuts to legal aid, in London, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Hundreds of British lawyers, many dressed in ... more 
British lawyers protest outside Southwark Crown Court as they demonstrate against British government cuts to legal aid, in London, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Hundreds of British lawyers, many dressed in traditional wigs and gowns, have swapped courtrooms for picket lines to protest planned cuts to legal-aid funding. Hearings were disrupted Monday at courts including London’s famous Old Bailey as barristers staged their first-ever national walkout. The British government, which has slashed spending in the name of deficit reduction, plans to cut lawyers’ fees in a bid to reduce the legal aid budget by 220 million pounds ($360 million) by 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Alastair Grant
Mon, Jan 6, 2014 7:42 AM EST