The morning’s top legal news stories and social media posts.
George Clooney receives apology from Mail over story about his marriage to Doughty Street barrister [BBC News]
George Clooney: A correction and an apology [Mail Online]
Tougher penalties urged for people who name rape victims on social media [The Guardian]
Retired Judge Butler-Sloss: I won’t quit as head of abuse inquiry [BBC News]
Richard Moorhead: “Why I think Butler Sloss will step aside” [Lawyer Watch]
QC urges Butler-Sloss to quit [Twitter]
With the greatest respect to Butler Sloss, public perception suggests she should step aside.
— John Cooper (@John_Cooper_QC) July 10, 2014
Public defender quits after judge in courtroom fight returns to bench [The Wall Street Journal]
Airbnb’s legal troubles: what are the issues? [The Guardian]
Parents of severely ill toddler threatening “legal action to keep her alive” [The Telegraph]
Court of Appeal to hear a disciplinary case which led to the Bar Standards Board being accused by Lord Justice Moses of “misleading conduct” [Legal Futures]
Heard in court [Facebook]
“Why do people assume chancery work is hard and ‘needs a first’?” [Legal Cheek Comments]