Morning round-up: Christmas Eve

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By Legal Cheek on

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

newspapers3EasyJet apologises after calling customers’ lawyer a “motherf****r” [The Independent]

Sony threatens to sue Twitter if it fails to stop users sharing information hacked in cyber-attack linked to North Korea [Mail Online]

Collapsed law firm Blakemores gave staff 30 minutes to leave office [Birmingham Post]

Life-support pregnancy case: Decision due on Boxing Day [BBC News]

Court puts legal aid contract process on hold [Law Society Gazette]

Orangutan Sandra given human rights — and a ticket to freedom after 20 years in zoo [The Mirror]

Civil partnerships ban challenged by heterosexual couple [BBC News]

The Magna Carta at 800: How did a failed treaty between medieval combatants come to be seen as the foundation of liberty in the Anglo-Saxon world? [The Economist]

“I had some ‘world leading researchers’ as professors and they always found a way to shoehorn their completely irrelevant hobby horse topics into the readings and lectures” [Legal Cheek Comments]