Morning round-up: Thursday 3 April

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By Legal Cheek on

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

NewspapersWest Brom striker considering legal action against team-mate after being punched during a dressing-room row [BBC News]

Lord Justice Richards refuses to grant emergency injunction as Mauritian student, 19, is taken to airport [The Guardian]

Degree checks “uncover grade fraud” [BBC News]

“I confirm that we have been invited to a meeting with the MOJ” [Criminal Bar Association Blog]

The Cinderella Law that doesn’t come with a happy ending [Conservative Home]

Podcast on plans to amend UK copyright law and protect online parodies [The Guardian]

Irwin Mitchell chief exec Pickering in shock exit [The Lawyer]

Mississippi passes controversial religious freedom law [Time]

23 criminals who haven’t quite got the hang of crime yet [BuzzFeed]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“I really think that these CV blind policies are a matter of appearance over substance, and actually have the potential to reduce (or at least not increase) diversity within top law firms” [Legal Cheek Comments]