Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Thursday 12 March

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

newspapers4Ex-wife wins landmark claim 20 years after divorce [BBC News]

Juror’s Google check at home halts trial after he admits discovering defendant’s previous convictions [Mail Online]

Legal aid cuts hurt those who need help must, claims High Court judge [The Independent]

Irish government to pass emergency law to ban drugs loophole [BBC News]

The legal significance of Magna Carta today [British Library]

Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy, British Library, review: “rich and authoritative” [The Telegraph]

Judge rules ex-wife of millionaire tycoon Dale Vince is entitled to home 23 years after they divorced [London Evening Standard]

That breach smells so good [Twitter]

The Blurred Lines verdict proves only one thing: you can’t second-guess a jury [The Guardian]

Utah passes bill to allow death by firing squad [The Independent]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Legal assistant required at a well respected and established Legal 500 firm in the South East [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“Lawyers, particularly advocates, are often rebels. But we are rebels who learn the system and use it. This sort of silly behavior is the opposite.” [Legal Cheek Comments]