Morning round-up: Wednesday 1 April

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers4Southampton Uni law event questioning Israel’s right to exist is cancelled [The Guardian]

Two dead in Turkish siege after judge is held hostage at gun point by Marxist group [The Express]

Erol Incedal: Law student to be sentenced for possessing bomb manual [BBC News]

Facebook tracks all site visitors, violating EU law, report says [Computer World]

5 things that ensure you’re fully equipped to enter the legal profession [The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting]

Grayling for PM? [Twitter]

Cardiff law firm shut down by Solicitors Regulation Authority [BBC News]

US firms’ UK hourly rates outstrip the magic circle for the first time [The Lawyer]

Former Birmingham solicitor died from gunshot wounds in Tunisia terrorist attack, inquest hears [Birmingham Mail]

China hands Muslim man six-year prison sentence for growing a beard [The Independent]

Human rights lawyer to investigate Scottish police use of stop and search [The Guardian]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Paralegal required at leading Liverpool based law firm [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“Short of tattooing the word ‘Poor Person’ on their heads, it is difficult to think of anything more offensive.” [Legal Cheek Comments]