Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Friday 12 December

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

newspapers3British grandparents extradited to US plead guilty to fraud [The Telegraph]

US hid UK links in CIA torture report at request of British spy agencies [The Guardian]

Lords lean towards a lawyer Lord Chancellor [Law Society Gazette]

New law will prevent paedophiles soliciting pictures from children [The Telegraph]

Sir Keir Starmer: “People make assumptions about me which turn out to be wrong” [Ham & High]

Barrister who battled Boris caught up in Tory controversy in Sussex [Get West London]

“Named and shamed” barrister hits back at “misleading” ombudsman [Legal Futures]

New York SantaCon revellers hire lawyer to fight for the right to party [The Guardian]

Dan Bilzerian who chucked pornstar off roof now being sued for kicking woman in face [TMZ]

Sony Pictures’ top lawyer’s emails exposed in latest leak [Gizmodo]

Commercial property legal assistant/paralegal at well established Somerset based law firm [Legal Cheek jobs]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“If Legal Cheek had been around when Mr. Costa (a fellow lawyer) refused to pay his 2 quid electricity bill from ENEL, I suspect most of the comments here would also be saying that he was a completely OTT douchebag.” [Legal Cheek Comments]