Morning round-up: Friday 14 November

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers3Human rights rulings taken ‘too far’, says Supreme Court judge Lord Toulson [The Telegraph]

Justice Secretary Chris Grayling is wrong a lot, so wrong that even the Daily Mail has to apologise for him. But there are many more examples. Like these… [The Mirror]

Website created calling for Katie Hopkins’ arrest after alleged “racist” tweets [Arrest Katie Hopkins]

Why Americans love the Magna Carta: from Thomas Jefferson to Jay Z [The Telegraph]

SOAS law grad jailed after attending volleyball match in Iran could face further six years in prison after regime hardliners try to bring fresh charges of endangering national security [Mail Online]

Serious Fraud Office is fighting City law firms that pull every trick in the book to obstruct and obfuscate any attempt at prosecution [The Independent]

FIFA lawyer Michael Garcia to appeal against HIS OWN body’s interpretation of his report into Qatar and England World Cup bids [Mail Online]

Retiring law firm partners to be offered short cut to senior judiciary [Legal Futures]

Motorist drove home from court after driving ban [The Press and Journal]

Six obscure rules that are still law in the UK [i100]

Companies House sued for £8.8m over letter ‘S’ error [BBC News]

Case manager sought for leading global law firm [Legal Cheek Jobs]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Almost always, those who do the LPC without a TC are those who got 2:2s and don’t have any other redeeming qualities.” [Legal Cheek Comments]