Morning round-up: Monday 18 May

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By Legal Cheek on

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

newspapers4Former DPP Keir Starmer rules himself out of Labour leadership contest [The Guardian]

Men-only divorce law firm for fathers feeling let down by family courts to open in London [The Independent]

BBC faces illegal state aid backlash from producers over expansion [The Telegraph]

Matthew d’Ancona: The Human Rights Act spells peril for Cameron [The Guardian]

The seven hurdles for repeal of the Human Rights Act [Jack of Kent]

Egyptian judges shot dead in Sinai hours after former president Mohamed Morsi sentenced to death [The Independent]

Law changed to allow GCHQ hacking … just as GCHQ hauled into court for hacking [The Register]

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: at least a decade of appeals to follow death sentence [The Guardian]

Gang who posed as legal experts to trick pensioners out of their life savings jailed for 12 years [Mail Online]

Using photographs from social media — rights of privacy [Halsbury’s Law Exchange]

“Frankly, the British education system is designed so that everyone comes out with some kind of chip on their shoulder.” [Legal Cheek Comments]