Morning round-up: Thursday 30 October

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers3Drug policy: punitive laws are failing, says Home Office study [The Guardian]

Criminal phone-hacking charges against up to nine Mirror Group journalists “imminent” [The Independent]

SFO launches criminal probe into Tesco accounting [Reuters]

Complaints against Judge Peter Thornton dismissed by Judicial Conduct Investigations Office [Judicial Conduct Investigations Office]

New copyright rules allow “orphan” artworks to find homes [BBC News]

13 things that keep general counsel up at night [Above the Law]

Dad pelted mother-in-law with eggs outside court [Manchester Evening News]

Badger cull campaigners lose legal battle [The Guardian]

Marriage between uncle and niece is ruled legal by New York Court [The Telegraph]

Singapore: Court upholds colonial-era anti-gay law [Pink News]

Regulatory and professional discipline paralegal in City of London law firm [Legal Cheek Jobs]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Well, that’s sealed it, I am deleting Legal Cheek from my favourites.” [Legal Cheek Comments]