Morning round-up

Morning round-up: Wednesday 11 March

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

newspapers4Ireland accidentally legalises ecstasy, ketamine and magic mushrooms [The Independent]

UK extradition procedures may breach human rights, say peers [The Guardian]

SRA prepares for rush of ABS applications from criminal law firms [Legal Futures]

Lawyers slam Ed’s TV debate law [Evening Standard via Twitter]

Juror who allegedly discussed trial in Belfast pub faces possible contempt charge in legal first for Northern Ireland [Belfast Telegraph]

Father in custody battle notified on Facebook he was guilty of contempt [The Telegraph]

New law means job applicants cannot be forced to reveal spent convictions [The Guardian]

Gay father of boy, seven, raised by lesbian couple must pay £20,000 to cover their legal costs as they battle him over contact with the son [Mail Online]

Hong Kong lawyers “edit out” criticism of China in electoral reform report [Mail Online]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Insurance Paralegal sought for prestigious national law firm [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“Removing the code will shift the balance of power into the hands of firms. Firms will exploit students.” [Legal Cheek Comments]