Morning round-up: Tuesday 26 August

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By Legal Cheek on

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

newspapers3Boris Johnson: Britons who travel to Syria and Iraq without informing the authorities should be presumed to be potential terrorists until proven innocent [The Telegraph]

Boris Johnson’s proposed terror laws are “draconian”, former Attorney General Dominic Grieve warns [The Telegraph]

Scottish independence: Former European Court judge challenges student fee plan [BBC News]

Why did the lawyer cross the road? [Twitter]

Shamed Newcastle solicitor Asha Khan struck off over speeding scam [Chronicle Live]

New laws to stop ISIS recruiting in Britain: Home Secretary to bring in Asbos for UK extremists as she warns jihadist threat will “last for decades” [Mail Online]

Size does matter says judge, who orders man’s penis to be measured after he claimed it was too small for him to be guilty of exhibitionism [Mail Online]

How Britain’s anti-terror laws compare: the shortcomings of Britain’s laws against terrorism have one common thread — the influence of the Human Rights Act [The Telegraph]

Are law firms doing enough to encourage diversity? [The Guardian]

Our tranquil days away from the office are given perspective by the plight of lawyers around the world [Law Society Gazette]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“What’s wrong with a PCOL list? Isn’t the responsibility of deciding who stays in their home important work?” [Legal Cheek Comments]