Morning round-up: Tuesday 25 November

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers3Sharia law guidelines abandoned as Law Society apologises [The Telegraph]

Even by the low standards of English lawyers, the men and women who run the Law Society have behaved like shameless hypocrites [The Spectator]

The Grayling meme: Top authors insert justice secretary villain into their novels []

Lawyers falling short on ethics — study [The Guardian]

Anti-terror Bill: Teresa May criticised for producing “a chilling recipe for injustice” [The Independent]

ITV Daytime renews legal case show Judge Rinder for two more series [Digital Spy]

Black cab drivers “paying detectives to pose as Uber customers ahead of court case” [London Evening Standard]

Shrien Dewani’s lawyer launches application to have his murder trial scrapped and tells judge that main prosecution witness ‘lacks credibility’ [Mail Online]

Quiz: crazy EU law or made up law? [The Telegraph]

Businessman who was victim of “extreme internet trolling” settles High Court battle with Google [The Mirror]

Unpaid carer asks for help to fulfil lawyer dream [Northampton Chronicle]

Law student named Canada’s smartest person [Leader-Post]

Residential property paralegal at top legal 500 firm in Bedford [Legal Cheek jobs]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“I think talk of defamation is probably missing the mark. If I were [Lord Harley’s] lawyer I think I would be looking at the protection from harassment act.” [Legal Cheek Comments]