Morning round-up: Tuesday 10 March

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers4The assault on human rights law: objection sustained [The Guardian]

Cash for justice? Sounds like a scandal [The Telegraph]

Leading business lobby group has slammed as “astonishing” fee increases of up to 600% for bringing a money claim case to court [Sky News]

Indonesia will “fulfil legal rights” of death row prisoners including Bali Nine duo [The Guardian]

More lawyers demand independent review of their treatment by SRA [Legal Futures]

Overseas aid bill enshrining 0.7% target to become law [BBC News]

Back off, spooks: UK legal hacking code should be “resisted at all costs” says lawyer [The Register]

The lawyer who convinced a jury his client needs weed to function [Vice]

Children of debt-ridden solicitor who owes £52m to bank “didn’t know” dad was a billionaire [The Mirror]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Residential conveyancing paralegal at a well respected and expanding firm [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“I was recently approved under this new route, however, be under no illusion that this is a ‘shortcut’.” [Legal Cheek Comments]