Morning round-up: Tuesday 24 June

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By Legal Cheek on

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

newspapers3Keir Starmer has joined Mishcon de Reya [Law Society Gazette]

US cited controversial law in decision to kill American citizen by drone [The Guardian]

“Flaws in law help crime bosses to keep cash”, says Britain’s top judge [Evening Standard]

Brad Pitt to be George Clooney’s best man in wedding to Doughty Street barrister [The Express Tribune]

Spain judge to rule on royal “fraud” case [BBC News]

A self-deceiving return to business as usual [Legal Business]

Egypt jailing Al-Jazeera journalists is another blow to freedom of expression [The Guardian]

UK law is “intolerant” towards Christians, says cardinal [Christian Today]

It’s okay for lawyers to look at the social media sites of jurors, according to lawyers [Washington Post]

Heard in court [Facebook]

Lawyers  are like condoms because…”they find a home in your wallet” [Legal Cheek Comments]