Morning round-up: Thursday 6 November

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers3Cameron and Farrage before Plymouth court accused of burglary [The Herald]

“Strike off a thumb, 20 shillings”: digitised Textus Roffensis is a window on early British law [The Guardian]

Jim Murphy pledges to scrap football bigotry law [The Telegraph]

Marijuana just became legal in the US capital [Rolling Stone]

Britain needs the European Arrest Warrant, senior legal figures say [The Telegraph]

Unhappy father must stop “snide remarks” about ex-partner’s lesbian lover, judge rules [The Telegraph]

BSkyB sport channels can air on rival BT service, court says [BBC News]

Britain’s worst shoplifter back in dock for 266th court appearance [The Mirror]

Lawyer names woman who accused his client of rape on his Twitter account [Jezebel]

Life inside Broadmoor: Mental health lawyer reveals what it’s really like inside famous hospital [The Mirror]

Conveyancing paralegal at growing residential property team in Peterborough [Legal Cheek jobs]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Universitities in the UK have always thought that legal education was beneath them and not fit for serious study.” [Legal Cheek Comments]