Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Tuesday 29 July

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

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New York judge admits he has no idea who Rihanna is when her ‘stalker’ appears in court on harassment charges [Mail Online]

A court in the Hague has awarded shareholders in the defunct Russian oil company Yukos £29.5bn, the largest compensation package to date [BBC News]

Revenge porn laws must be clearer, say Lords [The Guardian]

“A woman of strength, who can find?” [Twitter]

The Economist explains the legal puzzle of MH17 [The Economist]

White & Case Paris partner faces harassment case from former associate [The Lawyer]

Beats sued by Bose over noise-cancelling patents [BBC News]

Crippling divorce deal will cost me my £2m home, says top banker [Evening Standard]

Judge rules tax fraud case against Messi will go ahead [Yahoo Sport]

Gold diggers defeated: Kanye West wins legal battle against digital currency ‘Coinye’ [The Guardian]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“It can be incredibly infuriating having to deal with senior colleagues who are not very bright.” [Legal Cheek]