Morning round-up: Wednesday 26 November

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers3Joshua Rozenberg: Ferguson riots and secret MI6 evidence highlight necessity of open justice [The Guardian]

Michael Brown shooting: Teenager’s family calls the grand jury process “unfair and broken” [The Independent]

Law and evidence tilted in Ferguson police’s favour [Wall Street Journal]

“I’ve been in the Cabinet, I’m an award-winning broadcaster, I’m a QC — you smart-a**** little git”: David Mellor’s incredible f-word rant at taxi driver [Mail Online]

David Allen Green: What is a policy? — and what is good policy making? [The Financial Times]

No more boy racers? New law to stop crowds gathering for public disorder being used for first time to ban petrol heads gathering at retail park [Mail Online]

Child custody battle dad pelted his mother-in-law with eggs in court ambush [Manchester Evening News]

Review of the Cambridge University law ball [The Tab]

UK law firm calls on Tesco shareholders to join lawsuit [Reuters]

Commercial property paralegal at leading Exeter-based law firm [Legal Cheek jobs]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“I once had to save some hapless clients whom Shrimpton was encouraging to pursue a hopeless case to satisfy his personal hobby horse, arguing that Factortame is not binding.” [Legal Cheek Comments]