Morning round-up: Wednesday 8 October

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers3A legal battle over trademark on the word “how” [The Independent]

Amy Winehouse row coroner sanctioned by SRA [Law Society Gazette]

QASA judicial review appeal dismissed at Court of Appeal [The Lawyer]

Naomi Klein: UK fracking trespass law flouts democratic rights [The Guardian]

Tory human rights policy paper contains misrepresentations [Twitter]

Prince Nasser of Bahrain is not immune from prosecution over torture claims, the High Court in London has ruled [BBC News]

MoD faces legal fight over recruitment of child soldiers [The Independent]

Court rules consultation over payout curbs for asbestos-related cancer illegal [The Guardian]

Jennifer Lawrence opens up on naked photo hacking: “It is not a scandal, it is a sex crime” [Metro]

US Justice Department is claiming, in a little-noticed court filing, that a federal agent had the right to impersonate a young woman online by creating a Facebook page in her name [BuzzFeed]

Linklaters has created an interactive tool allowing you to explore the Magna Carta [Linklaters]

David Haigh files High Court “deceit” claim against Leeds United shareholders Gulf Finance House and four other parties [Mail Online]

Property paralegal at top 100 international law firm [Legal Cheek jobs]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Is there something amiss when you give up practising as a solicitor to go on a TV show, albeit for a short time?” [Legal Cheek Comments]