Morning round-up: Friday 21 November

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers3Shadow attorney general and ex-Tooks Chambers barrister Emily Thornberry quits over tweet [BBC News]

Image from #Rochester [Twitter]

US divorce lawyer “hypnotised client to perform sex acts on him while in a trance” [The Mirror]

“Poppy terror plot”: Three men charged over possible Remembrance Sunday terrorism plans [The Independent]

European Court of Justice adviser rejects UK appeal on banker’s bonuses [The Financial Times]

Julian Assange sex case: Swedish court upholds warrant [BBC News]

How she did it: the LSE law graduate who created the highly-acclaimed yet provocative female app that allows users to rate men [Forbes]

La Liga giants Valencia getting sued by Batman [Yahoo Sport]

Lack of legal aid in child cases soars [The Guardian]

Slash and burn: How the coalition vandalised legal aid []

Comedian Susan Calman: “What am I doing? I should’ve stayed a lawyer. This is a ridiculous job!” [Lancashire Evening Post]

Private client paralegal or law graduate required for one of the Souths leading law firms [Legal Cheek jobs]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“I read elsewhere that they were rumbled when the fake QC inadvertently said ‘you shouldn’t’ instead of ‘one mustn’t’.” [Legal Cheek Comments]