Morning round-up: Thursday 2 October

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers3David Cameron promises to scrap Human Rights Act [The Guardian]

Five things we learned from Cameron’s human rights announcement [UK Human Rights Blog]

Scotland exempt from Tories’ Human Rights Act axe [The Scotsman]

What Cameron said about human rights today — and what he might have said instead [Head of Legal]

Found in Birmingham? [Twitter]

Tesco boss tells GC and legal team to work on the shop floor [The Lawyer]

Italian couples fake UK divorce scam on an “industrial scale” [The Independent]

“Totally legal” things always morally wrong [The Daily Mash]

Hammer blow for tattoo studio as council threatens legal action over sign [The Courier]

Big law firm Weil Gotshal & Manges inks one of the priciest leases in NYC [Crain’s New York Business]

Judge appears in clothing ad despite ethics rule [Courier Journal]

Private client paralegal for large Sussex and Kent based law firm [Legal Cheek jobs]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Your article is nothing more than a tabloid style side-swipe.” [Legal Cheek Comments]