Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Monday 23 March

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

newspapers4Lawyer faces jail over scam to avoid £23,000 in rail fares after spending more than two years saying he travelled from Wembley rather than Oxfordshire town where he lived [Mail Online]

The disgraceful letter from the Ministry of Justice to The Howard League for Penal Reform [Jack of Kent]

The letter in full [Twitter]

Zenith Chambers barrister suspended by Ukip over harassment complaint [BBC News]

Sex worker to launch legal challenge against NI prostitution ban [The Guardian]

Charlie Hebdo workers launch legal fight against parents of murdered editor for share in £20million rise in profits after Paris massacre [Mail Online]

Lawyer campaigns for chimpanzees to be granted human rights [International Business Times]

Crown Prosecution Service under fire over Sun journalists’ three-year ordeal that ended in acquittals [The Telegraph]

On the one-year anniversary of his imprisonment in Swaziland, a letter from human-rights lawyer Thulani Maseko [Quartz]

The top five misspelled law words [JustCite Blog]

Real estate paralegal sought by leading law firm in London [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“Bollocks I live with 3 law students and this is a load of shit!” [Legal Cheek Comments]