The morning’s top legal news stories and social media posts.
Phone-hacking trial: total legal costs approach £100m [The Guardian]
Phone-hacking trial: Coulson jury fails to reach final verdicts [BBC News]
Lady Hale raises concern over plan to restrict judicial review challenges [The Guardian]
Full comments made by Mr Justice Saunders regarding Prime Minister’s comments during Hacking Trial.. [Twitter]
…and he has shown excellent judgement in the past [Twitter]
As a QC, Mr Justice Saunders once interviewed me for pupillage. He turned me down. That alone evidences his excellent judgment.
— David Allen Green (@DavidAllenGreen) June 25, 2014
Liverpool “could sue Luis Suarez for breach of contract” if he’s handed long ban [The Mirror]
Luis Suarez bite: Liverpool could have grounds to take legal action if Suarez is found guilty of his latest biting accusation [The Independent]
US lawyer’s test case to gain legal status for four chimpanzees could have far-reaching results [The Independent]
Law in Action: policing social media [BBC Radio 4]
Right-to-die appeal dismissed by judges [Politics.co.uk]
Spain’s Princess Cristina must face fraud charges, judge rules [The Telegraph]
Heard in court [Facebook]
“I, and doubtless other barristers, were approached about a year ago by an American production company who wanted to set up a rival programme to Judge Judy, filming in California for four months of the year” [Legal Cheek Comments]