Morning round-up: Wednesday 8 July

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By Alex Aldridge on

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


Former Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman has assets frozen by High Court judge [The Independent]

Kensington based candy-cane house owner in court to challenge planning policy [BBC News]

Amnesty condemns trial of Moroccan women who wore “too tight” dresses [The Guardian]

9 books that new law students should read [Business Insider]

#StrikingPets [Twitter]

Former Texas judge arrested for allegedly making fake sex ads featuring ex-girlfriends [People]

The case for foreign languages as an aspiring lawyer [Guardian Students]

The 10 laws Britons admit to breaking the most [i100]

Licensing/gambling paralegal required at City based Legal 500 firm [Legal Cheek Jobs]

“I have heard a number of solicitors’ firms may have been doing this. Disgraceful behaviour if so, especially as wannabe pupils will have spent hours of wasted time on applications.” [Legal Cheek Comments]