Morning round-up: Tuesday 26 May

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By Alex Aldridge on

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


Boost for Cameron as Lord Judge says MPs should decide British laws NOT the European Court of Human Rights [Mail Online]

Lib Dem leadership rivals unite to save Human Rights Act [The Guardian]

The hurdles for Human Rights Act repeal now seem higher than before [Jack of Kent]

David Starkey takes a swipe at Mrs Clooney: Historian tells her to ‘shut up’, claiming Human Rights Act has gone too far [Mail Online]

Joshua Rozenberg: Is crowdfunded litigation the future of justice? [The Guardian]

Five internet trolls a day convicted in UK as figures show ten-fold increase [The Telegraph]

How James Rhodes fought the law courts in a battle to be heard [The Independent]

Revealed: Stephen Fry’s brush with the law over James Rhodes injunction [The Spectator]

The CPS are so under resourced, understaffed & over worked that the system is on the brink of total collapse [Jerry Hayes’ Blog]

“We’re next” says Italy after Irish gay marriage vote [The Telegraph]

Legal department coordinator [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“Continue to get those exclusives in before the Legal Journalism Suppression Act 2016 c/o M.Gove” [Legal Cheek Comments]