Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Friday 8 August

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

newspapers3Man fined for pretending to be ghost in Portsmouth cemetery [The Guardian]

The last time there was a court case about a man pretending to be a ghost, it changed British law [BuzzFeed]

Have the Tricycle Theatre broken the law by refusing to host the Jewish Film Festival? [UK Human Rights Blog]

Islamic State’s new icon is a law graduate hipster jihadi [The Telegraph]

Justice for Gaza war crimes? Only if Palestine signs up to ICC jurisdiction [The Guardian]

Judge refuses to sentence a man for domestic violence because there were “so many things wrong” with the case he did not want to be associated with it [Hull Daily Mail]

“History is a human right”: UK government Wikipedia edits obscure high profile killings [Russia Today]

Luis Suarez’s legal team believe they can persuade court to halve Fifa ban for biting [The Telegraph]

Judge who misused £1.5m funds faces losing his home [Lancashire Evening Post]

Family lawyer advises soap bosses over divorce on Coronation Street [Manchester Evening News]

Constance Briscoe sacked as a judge but is still a barrister [UK Criminal Law Blog]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Most educated people in their 20s with any interest in politics and wider society vote Labour. It’s what you do.” [Legal Cheek Comments]