Morning round-up: Wednesday 28 May

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By Legal Cheek on

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

NewspapersJudge orders destruction of Rolf Harris’ sketches of jurors amid contempt of court fears [Evening Standard]

Rolf Harris trial: Entertainer denies “ludicrous” assault claims [BBC News]

James Bulger “ghost” tweets: 62-year-old man arrested [BBC News]

Extend hate crime laws to transsexuals and disabled, says Law Commission report [The Telegraph]

UK abortion law still means women have to be at risk of a mental illness to get one [The Mirror]

Bristol Rovers to mount legal challenge on relegation [Western Daily Press]

Class of August 1914: The fates of gentlemen admitted as solicitors 100 years ago make fascinating reading [Law Society Gazette]

Hackney Police Station latest: squatters could be evicted tomorrow after judge rejects defence [Hackney Citizen]

Ince & Co litigation partner quits firm for the Bar to join 39 Essex Street Chambers [The Lawyer]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“If you ask me what I do in my spare time, why the hell shouldn’t one of my answers be ‘reading’?” [Legal Cheek Comments]