Morning round-up: Tuesday 16 June

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By Thomas Connelly on

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


Cameron has betrayed every principle he mentions in his Magna Carta speech []

Boris Johnson’s defence of Professor Tim Hunt may be in breach of discrimination laws, claims Labour MP [The Guardian]

Referral fees in crime would “corrupt” market, bar alleges [Law Society Gazette]

Magna Carta: soft, strong and surprisingly long [Twitter]

Woman loses high court battle to have her daughter’s baby in landmark case [The Independent]

Judge rules boy, 6, should stay with his paternal grandparents even though his father is serving life for murdering mother [Mail Online]

Blonde or brunette for pupillage interviews? [Twitter]

30-stone motorist found guilty of causing jogger’s death begs judge not to jail her over her weight [Western Daily]

The Football League has decided that any club in the Football League which goes into administration will receive a 12 point sanction [LexisNexis Randi blog]

Law GIF [Facebook]

Residential conveyancing paralegal at well-respected law firm in the South West [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“The interesting statistic which we should be looking at is the fact that more state school educated students come out of uni with 1st class degrees yet fewer of them get accepted onto professional services grad schemes.” [Legal Cheek Comments]