Morning round-up: Wednesday 4 March

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers4British ruling to overturn New Zealand murder conviction raises fresh doubts over abolition of London jurisdiction [The Telegraph]

Regulations that would have limited access to judicial review are unlawful, the High Court rules [Law Society Gazette]

Edward Snowden may finally stand trial as Russian lawyer for the NSA leaker reveals they are working with the United States on his return home [Mail Online]

Home Office says Nigerian asylum-seeker can’t be a lesbian as she’s got children [The Independent]

Phone hacking at Mirror titles was on mass industrial scale, court told [The Guardian]

Is shoplifting from Fortnum & Mason less of a crime than pilfering from Poundland? [The Telegraph]

Ed Miliband’s ‘Turing’s Law’ will offer posthumous pardons to gay men [Huffington Post]

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin divorce rumors update: barrister appalled by star’s bachelor party pics [News Everyday]

This is what it’s like to go to prison for trolling [BuzzFeed]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Flexible bespoke training contracts starting 2015 onward [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“The judiciary need to stop this prima donna nonsense. They are not special little flowers, nor are they mummy’s little soldier fighting on behalf of procedural rules.” [Legal Cheek Comments]