Morning round-up: Thursday 18 June

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By Thomas Connelly on

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


German federal court grants retrial after judge texted during testimony [The Guardian]

9 weird laws that could get you arrested on holiday [Metro]

“Catherine is a 21-year-old law student at a good university in the UK and once she’s sat her finals, she intends to end her sugar arrangement.” [BBC News]

Why do corporate lawyers need to know about human rights? [Halsbury’s Law Exchange]

Mishcon de Reya is suing Leeds United because club owes it money [Yorkshire Evening Post]

US law firms beat their British peers on pay [Financial Times]

George Takei is out for justice [New York Times]

Judge orders Monster Beverage Corp. to pay Beastie Boys legal fees [NME]

Justin Bieber looks concerned as he checks in with legal team after pleading guilty for 2014 assault and careless driving charges [Mail Online]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Clinical negligence paralegal required at Legal 500 firm in Manchester [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“Since when did barristers get the right to allocate rooms to anybody in a court building.” [Legal Cheek Comments]