Morning round-up: Friday 24 October

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers3High Court judge baffled by cricket scoring [BBC News]

Computer users who damage national security could face jail [The Guardian]

China moves to enact Rule of Law, with caveats [New York Times]

Joshua Rozenberg: Why police transparency about terrorism arrests is to be welcomed [The Guardian]

CPS to launch review after “shambolic” fake marriage case collapses [The Independent]

Man accidentally texts probation officer in drug deal [WALB News]

Top Welsh QC in court after refusing to go through with the purchase of a £3.6m mansion riddled with dry rot [Wales Online]

Law students: seven ways to motivate yourself [The Guardian]

District Judge: “On occasion I’ve pretended not to a solicitor. Why anyone would pretend to be one is beyond me.” [Derry Now]

Is the CCRC giving Ched Evans preferential treatment? [Criminal Law Blog]

Residential conveyancing paralegal at well respected regional firm [Legal Cheek jobs]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“I would say that touching another person’s face with one’s gentleman’s parts is, by its very nature, sexual.” [Legal Cheek Comments]