Morning round-up: Wednesday 30 April

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By Legal Cheek on

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

NewspapersKiller dies of heart attack after forty minutes writhing in agony and sitting up to tell officers “something is wrong” when Oklahoma experimental drug execution goes wrong [Mail Online]

The law firm dedicated to fighting online trolls [The Independent]

What’s the point of studying EU law? [The Guardian]

Top judge Sir Alan Moses is first chairman of new IPSO press regulator [Press Gazette]

Matrix film trilogy did not plagiarise, judge rules [BBC News]

The Sun’s naming of Leeds stabbing suspect highlights legal anomaly [The Guardian]

Divorce could be taken out of the hands of judges, the head of the family court has suggested [Law Society Gazette]

The Law Society and the Bar Council are “two very strong trade unions” with a “hostile attitude to change” [Legal Futures]

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a controversial marriage bill legalising polygamy [BBC News]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“To my fellow barristers: This is not a Court. He is not rational. There is no victory. Go and google ‘internet troll'” [Legal Cheek Comments]