Morning round-up: Wednesday 23 July

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers3Drip surveillance law faces legal challenge by MPs [The Guardian]

Dutch paedophile club to fight their ban at the European Court of Human Rights [The Independent]

Rangers transfer ban QC declared bankrupt after racking up over £200k in debts [Daily Record]

The pace of recovery across top-50 firms started to slow in the first half of 2014 [Law Society Gazette]

Prisoner “gouges his own eyes out” in protest at heat inside cell [Nottingham Post]

“I’m showing that cheerleaders can be more than skimpy outfits and fake tan”: High flying solicitor making leaps in sporting world [Mail Online]

Prolific writer of reviews on Trip Advisor is facing legal action over a scathing review of a restaurant which claims he tried to blackmail into giving him freebies [Barnsley Chronicle]

Student faces €1m legal bill over web defamatory video [The Irish Times]

Top judge attacks lethal injection as Arizona fails in death penalty appeal [The Guardian]

Arsenal FC has launched a High Court battle over a curb on the number of concerts that can be held at the Emirates Stadium [Mail Online]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Can’t arrange a … in a … ” [Legal Cheek Comments]