Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Thursday 3 July

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

newspapers3Seven internet service providers have filed a legal complaint against the UK’s intelligence agency GCHQ [BBC News]

Twitter Joke Trial QC in plea for no new social-media laws [BBC News]

The legal difference between a cake and a biscuit [The Lawyer]

Barrister David Redmond walking from John O’Groats to Land’s End for charity injured in hit-and-run just 16 miles after he started [Mail Online]

High Court judge probes London ban of “ex-gay” bus ad [Pink News]

Undercover police sex case: Women win legal battle [BBC News]

Lawyer found hanged after taking on difficult client [News & Star]

Four questions every law student gets asked (and how to answer them) [The Guardian]

Campaigners hunt for legal loophole to block betting shop from replacing north London pub [Evening Standard]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“My wider point is that, from a legal perspective, it is difficult to see in this circumstance what a NDA adds to the obligations already on the mini-pupil” [Legal Cheek Comments]