Morning Round-Up: Wednesday 13 March

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Carlos Tevez to be represented in driving court case by Burton Copeland solicitor nicknamed ‘Merlin the Magician’ by Man City stars [Mail Online]

“Merlin the Magician has made many worrying cases disappear” [Burton Copeland]

Two people a month are being prosecuted for making false allegations of rape and wasting police time [BBC Newsbeat]

Lib Dem peer labels the flurry of top lawyers to quit party over secret courts as ‘fairweather friends’ [The Guardian]

Judge approves use of “truth serum” on Batman film killer [The Mirror]

You’ve been served…through Facebook? [Reuters Legal]

Setting a trap for the European Court of Human Rights over foreign criminals [UK Human Rights Blog]