Morning round-up: Thursday 4 June

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By Thomas Connelly on

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


Andy Coulson cleared of perjury as trial collapses [The Telegraph]

Coulson faces hefty legal costs despite acquittal [The Guardian]

Why the truth didn’t matter in the Andy Coulson trial [BBC News]

Emergency surveillance law faces legal challenge by MPs [BBC News]

US woman pursues ex-boyfriend in landmark UK revenge-porn action [The Guardian]

High growth in City as skilled jobs stay in London [Law Society Gazette]

“Modern life can be complicated” says judge in family case involving a gay sperm donor, two lesbian mothers, a female-to-male transsexual lover now living with a man [Mail Online]

Alton Towers rollercoaster crash: Smiler compensation “could hit £1 million” [The Mirror]

Human Rights weren’t invented in 1998 [Guido Fawkes]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Accutrainee: Flexible, bespoke, training contracts starting this year [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“Not Instagrammed: the mountains of due diligence and doc review most of these junior lawyers are subject too. No filter can do that justice!” [Legal Cheek Comments]