Morning round-up: Friday 6 February

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers4Wonga will not face criminal probe for sending out fake legal letters [Metro]

Gary Glitter trial: Singer guilty of historical sex abuse [BBC News]

Aspiring lawyer attacked doctor with wheel brace after row at their children’s school [Telegraph & Argus]

Taylor Swift’s “this sick beat” may be the world’s first trademarked lyric [The Guardian]

Harper Lee and the conspiracy theories — why is To Kill a Mockingbird sequel only being released now? [The Mirror]

New law on sale of sex “could cut human trafficking” [BBC News]

Non fatal offences against the person explained [Twitter]

Scotland Yard has spent more than £10 million guarding Julian Assange in Ecuadorian Embassy [Evening Standard]

Spain’s Princess Cristina ordered to sell mansion to pay court bond [The Guardian]

Can you defame the dead? [LexisNexis Wipit Blog]

A lawyer in Austria has written to Pope Francis seeking his intervention in a legal battle over the ringing of bells by Linz Cathedral every 15 minutes [The Guardian]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Private client paralegal required for dynamic and successful 12 partner firm based in North London [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“No one will look at a Mx and think ‘Ooo, that’s different’ or ‘I’m going to employ them as they’re using a neutral title’. If someone is going to discriminate, this won’t stop them.” [Legal Cheek Comments]