Morning round-up: Friday 16 January

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers4David Allen Green: Acts of terrorism and Terrorism Acts [Financial Times]

Disgraced judge Constance Briscoe “penniless and owes £150,000” [Evening Standard]

Attorney General’s Office says a suspended sentence handed to a teacher, who had a sex with a pupil, cannot be reviewed [BBC News]

No, judge, a teenage girl can’t groom her teacher, writes Jan Moir [Mail Online]

Judge slams two couples for £500,000 court fight over “a few feet” of muddy ditch that is ‘longer than some murder trials’ and would have made Dickens proud [Mail Online]

Have you seen missing Durham law student Euan Coulthard? [Legal Cheek]

Google and eBay’s lawyer comes to London [Evening Standard]

Natalie Bennett: Green Party looking into legal action over leadership debates [The Independent]

The gloves are off! Doughty Street barrister looks ahead to spring in a floral dress as she joins George Clooney in Santa Monica [Mail Online]

Vac scheme and pupillage application hacks [Pinterest]

Flexible, bespoke training contracts starting 2015 onward with Accutrainee [Legal Cheek Jobs]

Heard in court [Facebook]

“Here we go another CC trainee makes a fool of himself. Sadly this is par for the course for Clifford Chance. They’ve always been the least picky MC about trainees. Their response utterly missed the point.” [Legal Cheek Comments]