Morning round-up: Wednesday 16 April

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By Legal Cheek on

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

NewspapersA magistrate who posted a picture of himself holding an AK-47 rifle on Twitter is suspended [BBC News]

Battle over a cash in the attic fortune ruined my life: Woman who lost court showdown with ex mother-in-law over rights to £228,000 vase is forced to sell her home [Mail Online]

Wonga accepts that it was “a little heavy-handed” over Twitter meme takedown [Open Wonga]

Musicians fail in legal bid to rejoin West End production of War Horse [The Stage]

How to make your training contract application stand out from the crowd [The Guardian]

A review of the final episode of Silk: The Clerks’ Room on BBC Radio 4 [Jon Mack]

Ivy League lawyer, 35, sentenced to life without parole after beating and strangling his girlfriend, 27, to death and leaving her body in a bath full of ice [Mail Online]

Supreme Court to examine scope of solicitor’s duty [The Lawyer]

City lawyers hit out at “rogue states” sanctions plan [Law Society Gazette]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Do not impose your standards on others when even the defence counsel did not see fit to object to the X …leave the Romans to do as they do in Rome!” [Legal Cheek Comments]