Morning round-up: Friday 8 May

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By Thomas Connelly on

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

newspapers4George Galloway reported to police after “breaking law with tweet about exit polls” [The Independent]

Chris Grayling wins Epsom and Ewell [Epsom Guardian]

Is it legal or illegal to tweet how I vote? Confusion over whether voters can share election choices on Facebook and Twitter [The Telegraph]

Britain: the Maggie Simpson era [Twitter]

Queen Square Chambers’ solicitor advocate goes extra mile by driving to Swindon to pick up client [Swindon Advertiser]

White collar crime prosecutions fall [Financial Times]

Scotland’s top judge retires….could his replacement be a woman? [Herald Scotland]

“Didn’t get a blender, didn’t get a Porsche”: George Clooney, 53, sets the record straight on birthday gifts from new wife Amal, 37 [Mail Online]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Private client paralegal at well respected regional firm in the South West [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“Horrible figures. Chambers just cannot afford pupils with the legal aid cuts and insurance company clients squeezing fees year-on-year.” [Legal Cheek Comments]