Morning round-up: Tuesday 18 November

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers3Law student found guilty of “terror manual” possession in secret trial [The Independent]

Peppa Pig creators sued by woman “with same name as goat character” [Evening Standard]

Controversial bosses of law firm Quindell quit in clearout [Sky News]

Jihadi law brings us closer to a police state [The Guardian]

Plebgate: Andrew Mitchell was “no slouch” when it came to swearing, Sir Bob Geldof says [The Telegraph]

It appears to be true… [Twitter]

The Taylor Wessing Prize has no future if it continues to be so insipidly PC [The Spectator]

Wealthy neighbours spend £500,000 in right-of-way legal wrangle over muddy ditch just a few feet wide that separates their land [Mail Online]

Rangers FC liquidators secure a £24m payment from Collyer Bristow, the law firm which acted for Craig Whyte when he bought the club in 2011 [BBC News]

Nearly 180 knives found by security guards at Northampton Crown Court during searches [Northampton Chronicle]

MP who earned £450,000 as a barrister accused of “bunking off” [The Independent]

Activity tracked data from fitness bracelet used in court for the first time [Wareable]

Property litigation paralegal is required to join a top 100 law firm based in Bristol [Legal Cheek Jobs]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Given some of the charmless, biege cheap-suit wearing Milton Keynes dross that have been instructing me lately, and insist on attending chambers parties and glugging all our Cloudy Bay, the description seems spot-on.” [Legal Cheek Comments]