Morning round-up: Tuesday 17 June

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By Legal Cheek on

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

NewspapersRichard III legal challenge lands taxpayer with £175,000 legal bill [The Telegraph]

Secret trial of terror suspects delayed until October [The Guardian]

Whatever happened to Leeds? [The Lawyer]

A legal bid for secrecy around part of a High Court action against an alleged British agent inside the IRA, known as Stakeknife, is to be resisted [BBC News]

Top lawyer suing for £300,000 compensation after “being attacked and gored by rampaging elephant on Zambian foot safari” [Mail Online]

Rolf Harris trial: Prosecution case has “unavoidable doubt” [BBC News]

Colorado’s marijuana law puts children and parents in legal limbo [The Guardian]

Forced marriage law sends “powerful message” [BBC News]

Law in Action: Joshua Rozenberg visits Kirkham Prison [BBC Radio 4]

President Obama: “We have enough lawyers, although it’s a fine profession” [Above the Law]

“Clive Reader must have relocated to Birmingham” [Legal Cheek Comments]