Morning round-up: Wednesday 23 April

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By Legal Cheek on

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

NewspapersAlternative business structure Quindell rattled by short-sellers [Financial Times]

Inmates “discriminated” by prison’s refusal to recognise Jedi religion [The Telegraph]

Murder suspect asks court to remove his “murder” neck tattoo fearing it might prejudice a jury [Sky News]

David Moyes’ sacking: legal rights and options [LawInSport]

Grayling to replace Moyes? [Twitter]

How just 60 words of legal language have blurred the line between war and peace [Radiolab]

Tributes after top Highland lawyer dies at gym [The Scotsman]

Ministers want to change trespass law to boost fracking [BBC News]

Brunei delays introducing law allowing gays to be stoned to death [Pink News]

Michael Schumacher is sued for “causing motorbike crash” in Spain before his ski accident, despite still being in a coma [Mail Online]

McKenzie Friends: It’s up to the judges [Lawyer Watch]

Defendant goes to toilet, doesn’t return to courtroom [Norwalk Reflector]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Best I’ve seen is Goad & Butcher – in Settle, in the Yorkshire Dales” [Legal Cheek Comments]