Morning round-up: Tuesday 11 November

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By Legal Cheek on

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

newspapers3EU justice measures backed by MPs despite anger over procedure [BBC News]

British values? Pupils should be questioning the rule of law [The Guardian]

Shares in UK’s biggest listed law firm Quindell sink as deal sparks fresh panic [The Independent]

No time limit on justice, says former Director of Public Prosecutions: Sir Keir Starmer defends police forces who leave suspects in “legal limbo” for years [Mail Online]

Join our club — law firms’ obsession with the in crowd is beyond parody [Legal Business]

More legal aid cuts? [Twitter]

QualitySolicitors founder Craig Holt is joining online legal business LegalZoom [Legal Futures]

Oscar Pistorius appeal hearing set for December 9 [The Telegraph]

Law change allows first cigarette ad to be shown on British TV [Financial Times]

Uganda planning new anti-gay law despite opposition [BBC News]

Richard Bacon regrets pain he caused to criminal defence lawyer dad [The Mirror]

Insurers fighting $12.7m payout for Rolling Stones concerts cancelled after L’Wren Scott’s suicide probe her mental health [Mail Online]

Contracts paralegal required by global law firm [Legal Cheek Jobs]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Propaganda worthy of Stalin, or maybe even Comical Ali…” [Legal Cheek Comments]