Morning round-up: Tuesday 8 April

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By Legal Cheek on

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

NewspapersJudges criticise police over “bizarre” penis ID request [The Telegraph]

Shrien Dewani extradited to South Africa [BBC News]

Oscar Pistorius: the first day of his evidence at his murder trial [BBC News]

Big Four accountants pose very serious challenge to legal sector [Yorkshire Post]

Christians in Pakistan sentenced to death over a text [The Telegraph]

Law-inspired pub in banner shame [Twitter]

Suspended lawyer “sets his girlfriend on fire after dousing her with hairspray and nail polish leaving her without an ear” [Mail Online]

Complex commercial disputes surge [Law Society Gazette]

Judge awards $53,000 engagement ring to woman dumped via text message after “she refused to sign a prenuptial agreement” [Mail Online]

Supreme Court refuses Cadbury’s permission to appeal colour purple trademark [The Lawyer]

Court appearance for Pakistani baby charged with attempted murder [The Telegraph]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Do we now need a Scientology oath option?” [Legal Cheek Comments]