Morning round-up: Wednesday 11 June

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

NewspapersWanted: barrister to assert our sovereignty over the Chagos Islands [The Guardian]

Oliver Stone buy’s rights to novel by Edward Snowden’s Russian lawyer [Digital Spy]

Give contraception to problem families with up to 15 children says president of the High Court’s family courts [The Telegraph]

Unusual mitigation tactic employed by barrister [Twitter]

HS2 safeguarding directions legally flawed, High Court told [The Guardian]

Panorama undercover: Justice for sale [BBC iPlayer]

“Thousands” in London will be helped by slavery law [Evening Standard]

When cuts are the criminal act [The Guardian]

Lawyer says she may appeal a $50 fine imposed over the client’s droopy trousers during a court proceeding last month [NBC10]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Bewigged barristers in crime dramas lure international businesses to British commercial courts. Yeah…Riiight” [Legal Cheek Comments]